Chakraborty appeared before the magistrate through a video conference from the NCB office in Mumbai today. The court remanded him to 14 days judicial custody and dismissed his bail plea.
The NCB stated that Chakravarti’s disclosures / statements made it clear that he was an active member of a “drug syndicate” involved in the supply of drugs.
It added that Chakraborty revealed his involvement in the purchase of drugs and financial transactions and his instructions to Dipesh Sawant, Shovik Chakraborty and Miranda.
Sawant was arrested by NCB for his role in the purchase and handling of drugs. Shovik and Miranda have also been arrested in the same case.
According to the NCB’s remand copy, Chakraborty has accepted the statements of the other accused and it is clear that he used to purchase drugs for Rajput consumption.
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It said that Sawant said that financial issues for the purchase of drugs were also being dealt with by Rajput and Chakraborty. According to the NCB, Shoic said that Basit Parihar provided drugs to Dipesh Sawant (an employee of Sushant Singh Rajput) through Kaizen Ibrahim.
The NCB stated that Shoek confessed that he facilitated the delivery of drugs through Zaid, Basit and Kaizen. It is also reported that Schoeck revealed this
These drug deliveries were received by Rajput Aids and every delivery and payment was made in the conscious knowledge of Riya Chakraborty. According to the NCB’s remand application, Samuel Miranda confessed that Sushant had also instructed him to purchase drugs.
The Rajputs also dealt with financial matters with Riya Chakraborty regarding these drugs. According to the NCB, Deepesh Sawant (Sushant’s employee) revealed that he used to get drugs for Sushant on (Sushant’s) instructions.
During the statement, Samuel Miranda also revealed that he used to purchase drugs on the instructions of Sushant Singh Rajput and Riya Chakraborty and that the financial matter in this regard was being settled by Riya and Sushant Singh Rajput as per the remand application.
The NCB had launched an investigation after receiving official communication from the Enforcement Directorate (ED), which had various chats related to the consumption, purchase, use and transport of the drug in relation to the Sushant Singh Rajput case.
Rajput was found dead at his Mumbai residence on 14 June.