Monday 26 October 2020

Sushant death: Showik’s chats with peddler suggest he used to buy-sell drugs

Media has accessed a new set of WhatsApp chats of Rhea Chakraborty’s brother Showik Chakraborty with an alleged drug peddler. In the chats, Showik is seen talking about buying drugs with the dealer. The chats mention Zaid Vilatra, who had been arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau on 1 September night. Zaid had made many revelations in the case.

The chats also suggest that Showik made some other people get in contact with the drug dealer.

Have a look at the chats here:

Sources: Indian Today

On 1 September night, the Narcotics Control Bureau arrested Zaid Vilatra, a drug peddler, in connection with the Sushant Singh Rajput death case. Zaid, 20, was apprehended by the NCB and his CDR analysis revealed that he was in touch with Basit Parihar, 23, and Suryadeep Malhotra. The two men have connections with Rhea Chakraborty‘s brother, Showik Chakraborty. Showik even had chats with the two men regarding drugs consumption and procurement. The NCB has arrested four drug peddlers in the case till now. Two have been released on bail.

On 3 September, the Enforcement Directorate has summoned Showik Chakraborty for questioning regarding the drug angle in Sushant Singh Rajput death case. He was earlier grilled for days by the ED along with his sister Rhea Chakraborty.

The ED is investigating the money-laundering angle in the case after Sushant Singh Rajput’s father’s complaint at Patna’s Rajiv Nagar Police Station against Rhea and her family. KK Singh alleged that Rhea siphoned off Rs 15 crore from Sushant’s bank account. A case of abetment to suicide is also filed against Rhea and her family on the basis of the complaint.

Earlier, the agency released chats of Rhea Chakraborty with Jaya Saha, Shruti Modi and hotelier Gaurav Arya. The chats suggested a drug controversy. The NCB then came into picture. Hotelier Gaurav Arya was grilled by the Enforcement Directorate for the second day on Tuesday.

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