Rhea Chakraborty being kept in jail cell without bed, pillow or fan; her neighbour is Indrani Mukerjea: report

Actor Rhea Chakraborty has been put in a jail cell without a mattress or a ceiling fan, NDTV reviews. Her cell in Byculla jail is adjoining to the one occupied by Indrani Mukerjea, who was accused of murdering her daughter, Sheena Bora.

Sources advised the information channel that Rhea was put in a single cell for ‘security reasons’. There are issues that she may very well be underneath menace, because the prime accused in the Sushant Singh Rajput loss of life case. Rhea has been accused by Sushant’s father of abetting the actor’s suicide and misappropriating his funds. She has denied the allegations.

Rhea and 5 others, together with her brother Showik, have been arrested earlier this week on drugs-related costs, after the Narcotics Control Bureau discovered enough proof tying her to a ‘drug syndicate’. Rhea has been charged with procuring medication for Sushant.

According to the report, Rhea has been given a ‘chatai (mat)’ to sleep on, however doesn’t have a pillow or a mattress. If the court docket permits it, a desk fan will likely be offered for her. Her cell is being guarded by two round the clock guards, in three shifts.

Rhea’s lawyer Satish Maneshinde mentioned they’d resolve additional plan of action after perusing the court docket order. “Once we get a copy of the order passed by the special NDPS court, we will decide next week on further course of action and about approaching the Bombay High Court,” he mentioned, in accordance with PTI. In her bail plea, Rhea had claimed that she was falsely implicated in the case.

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The NCB started its investigation after the Enforcement Directorate (ED), which was probing cash laundering costs linked to the case, shared chats retrieved from Rhea’s cell phone, hinting at using banned medication. Sushant was discovered useless at his residence in suburban Bandra on June 14. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is individually probing a case towards Rhea and others for allegedly abetting the 34-year-old actor’s suicide.

(With company inputs)

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