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Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) registers case in Sushant Singh Rajput's death

The NCB enrolled a case after new proof recommended that drugs were provided to Rajput and his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty, who is additionally an accused for the case.

Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) registers case in Sushant Singh Rajput's death
  • Rhea Chakraborty's WhatsApp chats point to drug use.
  • NCB joined probe after being approached by ED.

In the Sushant Singh Rajput case, the Narcotics Control Bureau has opened an investigation following new charges related to WhatsApp conversations which were supposedly recovered from Rhea Chakraborty's phone.

The NCB has opened an investigation under the articles of the law identifying with the possession, buy and use of cannabis and "criminal induction and conspiracy to commit an offense" under the drug law.

Rhea Chakraborty's lawyer said she "had never consumed drugs throughout her life", reacting to charges the 28-year-old was in contact with drug dealers.

Rhea Chakraborty has never used drugs in her life. She is ready for a blood test at any time,” her lawyer said in a statement.

The Narcotics Control Bureau is the most latest agency to be implicated in the 34-year-old actor’s death case, which is now under scrutiny by the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate. Mumbai Police and Patna Police have additionally been investigating the case, which has started enormous hypothesis and conspiracy notions over the past two months.

As per reports, the Law Enforcement Branch encountered WhatsApp conversations on Rhea Chakraborty's phone, which was seized for a tax evasion investigation. Conversations were shared to the CBI.

On Tuesday, the Enforcement Directorate (ED), which is testing the monetary aspect of the case, had kept in touch with the NCB.

NCB Director Rakesh Asthana revealed to Hindustan Times, "We got a letter from ED on Tuesday evening, stating that during their test into the monetary aspects, they found that drug was provided to Rhea and Sushant. A NCB group will currently lead an enquiry."

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