In a big development in the tri-agency probe into Sushant Singh Rajput death case, NCB arrested Rhea Chakraborty’s brother Showik and Sushant’s House Manager Samuel Miranda.

This development comes after the two faced lengthy interrogation through the day.

Reports claim Showik had confessed to NCB that he used to arrange drugs on behalf of his sister and this was procured by Samuel. These drugs were then reportedly brought to Sushant’s residence.

It is also said that Showik had reportedly admitted to being in touch with several drug peddlers.

Intial details suggest the two face charges under multiple sections of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act for use of cannabis section 20(b) NDPSA, criminal conspiracy (section 29 NDPSA) and for financing illicit traffic {section 27(A) of NDPSA. Previously, three men Basit Parihar, Kaizan Ibraham and Zaid have been arrested in connection with this case.

Earlier in the day, NCB had raided Showik’s and Miranda’s residence in Mumbai. Officials had also searched Rhea’s car, phone and laptop for gain more information. It remains to be seen if Rhea will be arrested next.

It has been nearly 2 months since Sushant was found dead under mysterious circumstances in his rented apartment in Mumbai’s Bandra area.

CBI has taken over the investigations after Bihar govt asked the central agency to probe the case, however several angles such as financial transactions and drug angle is being probed. What now remains to be seen is the course this investigation will take.

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