The Narcotic Control Bureau (NCB) had arrested actor Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik Chakraborty in a drug probe related to the Sushant Singh Rajput death case. After spending almost a month in Byculla jail, Rhea Chakraborty was granted bail by Bombay High Court on October 7. However,, Showik continued to be in custody till now as his custody was extended till October 20. In Tuesday, Showik’s bail plea was heard, and the special Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act court extended his judicial custody till November 3, 2020.
Rhea’s Brother Showik Chakraborty was arrested on September 4 and remained in NCB custody till September 9. He was later remanded in judicial custody and since then he has been in jail. Showik was arrested based on drug peddler Abdel Basit Parihar’s statement who claimed that he is used to procure drugs from Zaid Vilatra and Kaizan Ebrahim.