Rhea Chakraborty has been sent to 14-day judicial custody, who was arrested today in a drug case by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). Rhea has been remanded for 14-day judicial custody. Her bail application has also been rejected as per a Republic TV report, the development comes after Mutha Ashok Jain, Deputy Director-General, South-Western region, NCB, on Tuesday told the reporters that they don't need her custody remand and will seek judicial custody. "We are not asking for her custody remand as whatever we wanted to cross with her, we have done already," Mutha Ashok Jain said.
The NCB has arrested the Bollywood actor under sections 8(c), 20(b), 27(a), 28 and 29 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS). As per sources, on Day 3 of her interrogation by the NCB, Rhea Chakraborty admitted that she was consuming not just marijuana, but also hard drugs. Among the other highlights of Rhea's confession to the NCB has been that she took the names of Bollywood stars who were consuming drugs, as she was confronted about the links to these names. As per top sources, she has also spoken about the parties where such drugs were consumed. `Earlier Rhea underwent a medical examination were she tested negative for COVID-19. The 28-year old was produced before the magistrate via video conferencing.Rhea's brother and Sushant's house manager are already in the NCB custody till September 9 in connection with the drug case.