Rhea Chakraborty’s lawyer says she’s being hounded for ‘being in love with a drug addict’, calls her arrest ‘travesty of justice’

Satish Maneshinde, the lawyer of Rhea Chakraborty, had a sharp response to her arrest by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Tuesday. He referred to as it a ‘travesty of justice’ and stated that she was being punished for being ‘in love with a drug addict who was suffering from mental health issues’.

“Travesty of justice. Three central agencies hounding a single woman just because she was in love with a drug addict who was suffering from mental health issues for several years and died by suicide due to consumption of illegally administered medicines, drugs,” the senior advocate informed ANI.


Rhea is the prime accused in the dying of Sushant Singh Rajput and is being investigated by the NCB alongside with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED). On Tuesday afternoon, she was arrested by the NCB throughout their investigation into the medication angle of the Sushant case. The company’s deputy director KPS Malhotra confirmed the information. “Rhea has been arrested and due process of informing the family has been completed,” he stated.

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Rhea was grilled by the NCB for six hours on Sunday and about eight hours on Monday. She was taken into custody on the third day of questioning. Last week, her youthful brother, Showik Chakraborty, was arrested by the NCB.

Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey stated that Rhea’s connection with drug peddlers was uncovered. “Rhea Chakraborty is totally exposed in the sense that she had connection with drug peddlers. This has been established, that is why she has been arrested,” he informed ANI.

Sushant died on June 14. His brother-in-law Vishal Kirti had written in a weblog publish final month that the late actor ‘was perhaps given psychotropic drugs by Rhea (maybe even without his knowledge)’. Sushant’s household has additionally claimed that he had no psychological well being points previous to 2019, when he met Rhea, and accused her of drugging him surreptitiously.

If you want help or know somebody who does, please attain out to your nearest psychological well being specialist. Helplines: Aasra: 022 2754 6669; Sneha India Foundation: +914424640050 and Sanjivini: 011-24311918

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Reference: HT

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