Sushant Singh Rajput Case: Showik Chakraborty, Samuel Miranda questioned by NCB | As it happened
Mumbai | Jagran News Desk: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Friday summoned Sushant Singh Rajput's former manager Samuel Miranda and Rhea Chakraborty's brother Showik in the death case of the late actor. The central probe agency has also detained Miranda under the provisions of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 and he has brought to the NCB's office in Mumbai.
Earlier in the morning, the NCB team conducted searches at the residence of actress Rhea Chakraborty, the prime accused in the high-profile case to probe the drug angle in the case. Apart from Rhea, the NCB, which has arrested 5 people in the drugs angle in Sushant Singh Rajput case, also conducted searches at the residence of Samuel Miranda who was the former manager of Rajput.
"It's just a procedural matter. That is what we are following. It is being done at Rhea's and Samuel Miranda's house," news agency ANI quoted an NCB official as saying.
Here are the highlights of the day:
15:44 pm: Mumbai Police is compared to Scotland Yard. Some people are trying to target Mumbai Police. An IPS officer has gone to court against this...After, her (Kangana Ranaut) comparison of Mumbai Police...she has no right to live in Maharashtra or Mumbai, says state minister Anil Deshmukh
15:18 pm: You (actor Kangna Ranaut) are trying to insult Maharashtra. There must be any political party or power centre which is supporting her that is why she is speaking like this. A conspiracy is being hatched to malign the image of Mumbai and Mumbai Police: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut
14:17 pm: Sushant Singh Rajput death case is under perusal by the medical board and the report will be only submitted to CBI in due course of time: (Prof) Dr Sudhir Gupta, Head of Forensic Dept at AIIMS & Chairman of Medical board formed in Sushant Singh Rajput Death Case to ANI
Abdul Basit Parihar sent to Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) custody till 9th September. https://t.co/QOdLimoFpL— ANI (@ANI) September 4, 2020
12:50 pm: Abdul Basit Parihar sent to Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) custody till 9th September.
12:30 pm: Sushant Singh Rajput had no trouble till 2019. After Rhea Chakraborty came in his life, he used to be restless which the family perceived as anxiety & provided help but the family had no knowledge that he had bipolar disorder or depression: Vikas Singh, lawyer of Rajput's famil
12:10 pm: Mumbai: Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) brings Abdul Basit Parihar to Esplanade Court. He was arrested on 2nd September in connection with Sushant Singh Rajput case.
11:50 am: Searches were conducted at Samuel Miranda & Showik Chakraborty's places in Mumbai. Senior officers were present during the searches. Both have been issued notices under section 67 of the NDPS Act, to join the investigation: Mutha Ashok Jain, Deputy DG, South-Western Region, NCB
11:41 am: Rhea's brother Showik brought to NCB office in Mumbai
11:15 am: According to officials, the ED in its search found that the mobile phone chats and messages indicated procurement, transportation and consumption of drugs
11:00 am: The central probe agency had registered an FIR in the sensational case under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) shared with it a report following the cloning of two mobile phones of Rhea
10:52 am: According to a report by Republic TV, Miranda and Showik will be jointly questioned by the NCB today
10:51 am: The NCB has issued a summon against Miranda and Rhea's brother Showik
10:46 am: Sushant's former manager Samuel Miranda has been brought at the office of the NCB for questioning
Posted By: Aalok Sensharma