NEW DELHI: Bollywood actress and girlfriend of late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, has admitted to procuring drugs and coordinating with drug peddler Zaid Vilatra.
According to media reports, during an interrogation by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), probing the drug angle in Sushant’s death case, the Jalebi actress has also named some Bollywood bigwigs.
She has also admitted that her brother Showick Chakraborty, who was apprehended by NCB along with Samuel Miranda, was also an active part of the drug cartel.
The media reports claimed Rhea has also stated before the NCB names of several Bollywood A-listers during the drug probe.
The actress has also disclosed that drugs used to come for the Dil Bechara actor through Samuel Miranda and Dipesh Sawant, the house manager and house help of Sushant respectively.
Meanwhile, Dipesh and Samuel, who are under the custody, have reveled in their statements to NCB that Rhea Chakraborty was behind the procurement of illegal drugs for Sushant’s home and that Bollywood celebrities used to attend drug parties and bring drugs to such parties at his farmhouse.
Earlier, the Indian top court had ordered the CBI probe into the death of Sushant. According to Indian media, the Supreme Court rejected actor Rhea Chakraborty’s petition to transfer the investigation from Patna to Mumbai in Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide case.
The court remarked that the Bihar government was competent to give consent to CBI for probing into the Patna FIR. The CBI has begun its probe on Friday.
Indian actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his Bandra residence in Mumbai on June 14.
Police had confirmed that Sushant committed suicide, as he was found hanging from the ceiling. The 34-year-old actor was living alone at his residence in Mumbai during the lockdown, according to police.
Citing police Indian media said that Singh was suffering from depression for the past six months. Born in Bihar’s Purnea, Rajput’s family moved to Patna when he was young. Later, he came to Delhi to study engineering but left the course mid-way to work in the showbiz.