After arresting Siddharth Pithani, NCB summons Sushant Singh Rajput’s domestic helps Neeraj and Keshav
It’s going to be a year since Sushant Singh Rajput‘s death on June 14. And there are lot’s of new happenings on the SSR death case. Just a day after Sushant Singh Rajput’s former flatmate Siddharth Pithani was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) from Hyderabad in an ongoing investigation into the drugs angle in the death of the late actor. Now SSR’s house helps at the time, Neeraj and Keshav, have also been summoned by the anti-drugs agency for questioning.
According to NCB sources, Rajput’s domestic help, identified as Neeraj and Keshav, were taken to the agency office at Ballard Estate and were being questioned till late Sunday night. When asked how they are linked to the case, an NCB official refused to comment, adding that the questioning was still underway. Pithani was charged with being part of the conspiracy to supply drugs in the Sushant Singh Rajput case.
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He was produced before a court in Mumbai on Friday and remanded in NCB custody till June 1. Pithani had been staying with Rajput for a year. He was one of the last persons the actor spoke to before his death. He was among the first to see the actor’s hanging body on June 14, 2020. The NCB had filed a chargesheet against 33 accused in the case, including Rajput’s friend Rhea Chakraborty, who was dating him at the time of his death, and her brother Showik Chakraborty.
The drug angle in the case has seen the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) having summoned Bollywood actors like Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor and Rakul Preet Singh for questioning. The arrest of Siddharth Pithani, the latest in the high-profile case, is also related to the NCB investigation.