Taken into custody on drug-related charges, Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty’s cross-examination has opened up a Pandora’s box. Faced with documentary proof, the entertainer admitted that she was in contact with drug vendors who were additionally providing ‘buds’ (curated weed) to different other Bollywood celebrities including notable stars, directors, managers and producers, highly positioned sources in the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) said to IANS.
In view of the disclosures made by Rhea Chakraborty’s, her sibling Showik and four key drug vendors of Mumbai, the NCB has arranged a list of more than two dozen suspects including top dogs of drug dealing syndicates, vendors and Bollywood personalities who were acquiring drugs varying from curated weed buds to top-notch cocaine. The NCB would before long dispatch a crackdown on the Bollywood-drug mafia nexus which runs somewhere down in the entertainment industry purportedly connected with underground gangs.
In the NCB’s remand application documented on Tuesday, the top anti-drug office has affirmed that Rhea and her sibling Showik were active individuals of a drug syndicate.
The NCB says that her sibling Showik was obtaining drugs from Abdel Basit Parihar and Kaizen Ibrahim in the interest of Rhea. As shown by sources, during the resulting research the NCB found out that Parihar and Ibrahim were connected to a top drug cartel active in Mumbai. The drug cartel, through Ibrahim and Parihar, was providing drugs to other Bollywood-connected personalities residing in Mumbai’s Juhu, and Andheri and Bandra areas.
Earlier, Fayaz Ahmed had been apprehended by the NCB in Goa on the 2nd of September, who was additionally providing drugs to Bollywood celebrities. During Fayaz’s interrogation, the office unwound the whole system and the Bollywood-drug mafia nexus.
Ahmed uncovered that drugs were being moved by methods of parcels through the New Delhi Foreign Post Office. One of the transfers was dispatched by one Dan Patel, an occupant of Modugno road, Saint Laurent, Canada. Saint Laurent, a district of Montreal city in Canada’s Quebec state, is disreputable for drug gangs and criminal syndicate, huge numbers of whom have Indian associations.
In his interrogation, Fayaz Ahmed has allegedly said that packages containing curated weed were gathered either from New Delhi or from a shop situated in Goa. When the transfer came to Ahmed, the providers in Mumbai were reached. For each one gram of buds, Rs 5000 to Rs 6000 were charged.
The whole racket connected with Canadian drug syndicates was uncovered by Deputy Director(operations)of NCB, KPS Malhotra, who is furthermore overseeing the investigations concerning the Sushant case, in which entertainer Rhea Chakraborty, her sibling Showik and Sushant’s manager Samuel Miranda have been taken into custody.
It is expressed that Sawant said that budgetary issues for the acquisition of drugs were also being managed by Rajput and Chakraborty. According to the NCB, Showik said that Basit Parihar gave drugs to Dipesh Sawant (Staff member of Sushant Singh Rajput) by Kaizen Ibrahim. All the transactions including delivery and payment were made in conscious knowledge of Rhea Chakraborty.