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Bombay High Court puts off Rhea Chakraborty and brother Showik’s bail hearing by a day due to heavy rain

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The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) had arrested Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik, Sushant Singh Rajput‘s house manager Samuel Miranda and house help Dipesh Sawant amongst several others in connection with the drug case.

The actress was sent into judicial custody till September 22, and today her bail plea was supposed to be heard in the Bombay High Court. However, due to heavy rains, the hearing will take place tomorrow. Rhea and Showik had filed bail pleas in the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances case before HC. Her judicial custody has now been extended to October 6.

According to a report by ANI, Rhea’s lawyer Satish Maneshinde said that the Bombay High Court Chief Justice has declared a Holiday today for HC owing to the severe waterlogging in the city. Rhea and her brother’s bail application will now be heard tomorrow i.e on September 24.

During her interrogation with NCB, Rhea has apparently admitted to procuring drugs for her boyfriend Sushant. Following which, she was arrested along with several drug peddlers whose name cropped up in this case. However the actress has maintained that she never consumed drugs and only helped Sushant in procuring the drugs.

Meanwhile, NCB is interogating Sushant’s ex-manager Shruti Modi and talent manager Jaya Saha. Apparently, it was during questioning of Jaya when producer Madhu Mantena’s name came up. The producer was summoned by the agency today in order to join the probe.

Several other Bollywood celebs like Dia Mirza, Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan and Rakul Preet Singh on also on NCB’s radar. For more updates on this case, stay tuned to this space.

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