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It has been more than four months since the untimely death of Bollywood actor, Sushant Singh Rajput and three federal agencies, CBI, NCB and ED are probing the case. A nationwide commotion had occurred when Sushant's girlfriend, Rhea Chakraborty, was arrested regarding a drug nexus that had come up in the investigation. The NCB had arrested not only Rhea but her brother, Showik Chakraborty also in the same case. (Recommended Read: At Shammi Kapoor's Funeral, People Threw Flowers On His Body Inside The Ambulance Shouting 'Yahoo')
On October 7, 2020, Rhea Chakraborty was granted bail by Bombay High Court, but her brother, Showik Chakraborty's bail plea had been rejected. Now, as per the latest reports, Showik's bail plea has been rejected again, and his judicial custody has been extended. Scroll down to know the details!
According to a report in India.com, NCB has extended Showik Chakraborty's judicial custody till November 3, 2020. The reports also stated that the bail plea of Rhea Chakraborty's brother was heard by the special Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act court. Showik was earlier remanded to custody till October 20, 2020. Meanwhile, SSR's staff members, Dipesh Sawant and Samuel Miranda, who were arrested along with Showik, have been granted bail.
After Rhea Chaktrabrty's release, her mother, Sandhya Chakraborty had talked to The Times Of India and had said that although it is a relief that Rhea is out of prison, the fight is not over as her son is still in the custody. She had said, "It's crazy it's still not over. My son is still behind bars and I'm paranoid about what tomorrow will bring."
Rhea's mother had further expressed her concerns on how will Rhea heal from this trauma and had said, "Rhea's father was on the verge of collapse yesterday. What she has gone through… how will she heal from this? But she is a fighter, and she must be strong." She had also mentioned that she would have to put Rhea on therapy to help her get over this trauma and reclaim her life. (Also Read: Sanjay Dutt Wins Battle Against Cancer, Reveals The Good News On Twins, Shahraan And Iqra's Birthday)
Sandhya Chakraborty had further admitted of having suicidal thoughts herself. In her words, "My family's not just been pushed to a corner, it's been destroyed. At one point I thought the only way to end it was by ending my life." She revealed that she couldn't sleep while her children were suffering in jail. Sandhya had also mentioned that after Rhea had come home, she had looked at her parents and had asked why they look sad and that they have to be strong to fight this. Sandhya had further raised the question of who are they fighting exactly and had said, "But who are we fighting? Someone had to be arrested to satisfy the public, and Rhea paid the price."
Rhea Chakraborty's lawyer, Satish Manshinde had issued a statement on her bail and had hope for the truth to come out soon. He had said, "We are Delighted by the Order of the Hon'ble Bombay High Court granting bail to Rhea Chakraborty. Truth and Justice have prevailed and ultimately the submissions on facts and law have been accepted by Justice Sarang V Kotwal. The arrest and custody of Rhea was totally unwarranted and beyond the reach of the law. The hounding and witch hunt by three central agencies .. the CBI, ED and NCB of Rhea should come to an end. We remain committed to Truth. Satya Meva Jayate." (Don't Miss: Kangana Ranaut Wearing Her Mother's 'Vintage Earrings' For Her Brother's 'Haldi' Proves Old Is Gold)
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