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Sushant Death Case: NCB team serves summons to Rhea Chakraborty for joining probe in drugs case

The NCB team reached Rhea Chakraborty's home on Sunday morning to serve the summons of joining the investigation. The NCB has recently arrested her younger brother Showik Chakraborty, Rajput's house manager Samuel Miranda and Dipesh Sawant, a member of the actor's personal staff, in this case.

India TV Entertainment Desk India TV Entertainment Desk
New Delhi Updated on: September 06, 2020 9:50 IST

A Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) team reached actress Rhea Chakraborty's home in Mumbai on Sunday morning to serve her summons for joining probe in the drugs case linked to the death of her live-in partner and actor Sushant Singh Rajput, officials said. The agency has said that it wants to question Rhea, 28, the main accused in the case, to take the probe forward.

"The team has gone THE a senior official of the federal anti-narcotics agency said.

The NCB has recently arrested her younger brother Showik Chakraborty (24), Rajput's house manager Samuel Miranda (33) and Dipesh Sawant, a member of the actor's personal staff, in this case.

A few others have also been arrested by the agency.

The NCB had registered a case on August 26 under various sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, naming Rhea, her brother, talent manager Jaya Saha, Sushant's co-manager Shruti Modi, and Goa-based hotelier Gaurav Arya, after the Enforcement Directorate wrote to it about the drugs angle.

This followed the discovery of WhatsApp messages between Rhea and Shruti Modi, Miranda and Sushant's flatmate Siddharth Pithani.

The NCB is the third Central agency to join the probe into the death case of Sushant after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the ED

Rajput was found dead at his flat in suburban Bandra area on June 14.

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