Rhea Chakraborty’s father expressed his disappoinment over the arrest of his son, Showik, in a statement late on Saturday night.
Indrajit Chakraborty said: “Congratulations India, you have arrested my son, I’m sure next on the line is my daughter n I dont know who is next thereafter. You have effectively demolished a middle class family. But ofcourse for the sake of justice everything is justified. Jai hind.”
Rhea, 28, the main accused in the death of her live-in partner and actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
The NCB, over the last two days, has arrested her younger brother Showik Chakraborty (24), Rajput’s house manager Samuel Miranda (33) and Dipesh Sawant, a member of the actor’s personal staff, in this case.
It is claimed that Miranda told NCB investigators that he used to procure bud or curated marijuana for the late actor’s household.
Sawant was arrested on Saturday and he is expected to be produced by the agency before a local court on Sunday for seeking his custody.
Miranda, they had said, used to allegedly procure drugs from them on the purported instructions of Showik, agency officials said.–with PTI