The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has filed the charge sheet in the Sushant Singh Rajput drugs case on Friday. NCB chief Sameer Wankhede himself filed the chargesheet which is being said to be over 30,000-pages long.
According to reports, 33 people have been named in the charge sheet which includes the drug peddlers arrested during the probe. The NCB team has considered the seized electronic devices as evidence while filing the charge sheet naming the 33 accused.
Sushant Singh Rajput’s Ex-girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty who was accused of abetment to suicide has also been named in the charge sheet while her brother Showik Chakroborty who was arrested for providing drugs to the late actor has also been named. According to the latest updates, Rhea Chakraborty has been named as the main accused in the drugs case.
NCb has also quoted the statements of Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor, and Sara Ali Khan who were investigated in relation to the drugs case while they have been not been mentioned as accused.
List of some people named in the chargesheet:
A digital copy of the charge sheet has been submitted in the form of a Compact Disk. NCB has also registered statements of 200 witnesses and most of them are drug peddlers arrested during the probe.
Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead in his Bandra apartment in June last year, triggering a massive debate over nepotism and the functioning of Bollywood, which soon turned into a drugs case involving several big names of the industry.
Several arrests were made, including that of actor Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik Chakraborty, who were accused of supplying drugs to Sushant Singh Rajput.
The drugs case was registered with the agency in August last year after a disclosure by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).