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Seven drug peddlers/sellers, nabbed by the Narcotics Control Bureau as a part of its probe within the drug angle in Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise, had been Monday despatched to the company’s or judicial custody for various durations, officers stated.
Drug peddler Anuj Keshwani, who was one of many earliest arrested by the NCB, has been despatched to judicial custody until September 23.
While all arrested in previous couple of days, had been despatched to NCB custody until September 16, three others – Sanket Patel, Sandeep Gupta and Aftab Fateh Ansari – additionally arrested on this interval, have been despatched to judicial custody until September 23.
All the accused had been produced earlier than a Mumbai Court by way of video-conferencing this afternoon. Keshwani was arrested after one other medication peddler Kaizan Ebrahim revealed to the NCB that he procured medication from Keshwani for onward provides to different shoppers.
Following additional revelations made by Keshwani and others, the NCB had swooped down on drug-dealers and peddlers within the metropolis, and 16 of them have been rounded up thus far. In the most recent spherical, Anand, Fernandes, Anreja, Patel, Gupta and Ansari had been arrested from Mumbai and Chris Costa from Goa.
These arrests are a part of the case through which the NCB has earlier arrested Sushant’s girlfriend and Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik, Sushant’s home supervisor Samuel Miranda, his staffer Dipesh Sawant, and drug peddlers Abdul Basit and Zaid Vilatra.
Sushant was discovered useless at his Bandra house on June 14, triggering an enormous upheaval in Bollywood and simultaneous probes by the NCB, the Enforcement Directorate and the Central Bureau of Investigation in numerous facets of the case.