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- Sushant Singh Rajput Death Case: Showik Chakraborty Claims Not Rhea Chakraborty, Sushant Singh Rajput’s Manager Paid For Drugs
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Six people, including Riya Chakraborty and her brother Shovik Chakraborty, are in 14-day judicial custody.
- According to reports, Riya Chakraborty once paid with a credit card
- Shovik came to know about Sushant's habit of taking drugs from Riya.
Riya Chakraborty's brother Shovik is believed to have paid money for drugs, not his sister, but Samuel Miranda, the house manager of Sushant Singh Rajput. In the reports, this claim has been made on the basis of information received from sources of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).
Riya once paid with a credit card
In his elaborate statement, Shovik said that he had bought drugs several times for Riya and Sushant. However, Riya only paid it once with her credit card. But usually Sushant managed all the finance related to drugs through his manager Samuel Miranda.
Didn't take money for drugs, nor gave it: Shovik
Mumbai Mirror citing Shovik's official statement given to NCB that he has never paid nor taken money for drugs. Earlier in another report quoting Shovik's statement given to NCB, he claimed that he had come to know about Sushant's taking drugs from his sister.
Shovik had told, “Riya told me through WhatsApp chat that Sushant takes marijuana 4-5 times a day. On the basis of this I told him that I will make five grams of buds arranged for him. After that I told my friend Abdul Basit Contacted Parihar and asked about Buds. Then told Riya and Samuel (since he was Sushant's house manager at the time) about its rates. “
Ria-Shovik in judicial custody till 22 September
Riya, Shovik, 6 people including Samuel are in judicial custody for 22 September. His bail plea was dismissed from the sessions court on Friday. On Saturday, NCB raided around 7 locations in Mumbai and Goa, after which Karamjit Singh Anand and Ankush Arneja were arrested. Restricted drugs and money were recovered from both paddlers.