A drug peddler from Goa, 'Chris Costa' has been arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). He was picked up by the Mumbai zone of the NCB last Saturday. As per a Times Now report, he was first detained and then arrested and is a vital link the Rhea Chakraborty drug case. This comes a day after the NCB detained Showik Chakraborty's school friend Suryadeep Malhotra after conducting searches at his house.The Mumbai Zonal Unit of the Narcotics Control Bureau had earlier arrested six more persons in connection with the drug nexus linked to the Sushant Singh Rajput death case.
Karamjeet Singh, Dwayne Fernandes, Sanket Patel, Ankush Arneja, Sandeep Gupta and Aftab Fateh Ansari will be produced in the Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate(ACMM) court via video conferencing.Showik’s school friend Karamjeet is alleged to have supplied drugs through Sushant's staff Dipesh Sawant and house manager Samuel Miranda more than 10 times. Chris Costa's name had surfaced then as well, for allegedly supplying LSD to Anuj Keswani - with sources claiming that he allegedly deals in chemicals from his Goa base.
Rhea Chakraborty, the main accused in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case, is most likely to move the Bombay High Court as her bail plea was rejected by the Mumbai sessions court on Friday. Apart from Rhea, bail pleas of others who were arrested in connection to the drug nexus including her brother Showik were also rejected and all arrested have been lodged in Byculla jail. Besides Rhea and Showik, Sushant's house manager Samuel Miranda and staff Dipesh Sawant, alleged drug peddlers Zaid and Basit have also been arrested and are in Byculla Jail after having their bail pleas rejected.