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Special Court Rejects Bail Application of Actress Rhea Chakraborty & Others in NDPS Matter

Lawstreet Journal 12 Sep 2020 3:21am

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Today (September 11, 2020), A Special Court in Mumbai has rejected the bail applications filed, and Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik in NDPS Cases registered by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).

Special Judge GB Gurao yesterday reserved the orders on the bail plea after hearing arguments made by Rhea’s Advocate Satish Maneshinde and the Special Public Prosecutor.

In her bail plea filed before the Sessions Court, Rhea pleaded innocent alleging that she is been falsely implicated in this case. It is argued that the offense was bailable citing that no drugs or psychotropic substances were seized. “No drugs or psychotropic substances have been seized from the present applicant and the allegations, if any, would pertain strictly to small quantities and given that though Section 27A has been applied, the ingredients thereof have not been made out, the bar under Section 37(1) of the NDPS Act would not apply under the present circumstances. Thus, the offense, if any, is bailable in nature and the applicant ought to be enlarged on bail forthwith”, the bail application reads.

Rhea was sent into 14-days judicial custody after her arrest on Tuesday (September 08, 2020) and her brother was under NCB’s remand since September 04, 2020. They are also being investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the death of the actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

According to the NCB, Rhea – who is booked under Sections 8(c), 20(b)(ii), 22, 27A, 28, and 29 of the NDPS Act, 1985, has allegedly revealed her involvement in… Continue Reading...


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