Sushant Singh Rajput Case: Siddharth Pithani arrested by NCB from Hyderabad
Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s flatmate Siddharth Pithani has been arrested by the NCB in the probe related to the Bollywood actor’s death in June, last year. As per reports, Pithani has been arrested from Hyderabad by the NCB. He was questioned several times by the federal agency. The arrest comes weeks before Sushant Singh Rajput’s first death anniversary.
He was a member of the inner circle of SSR. NCB claims that he was found supplying ganja to various people. The Central Bureau of Investigation and the Narcotics Control Bureau have questioned Pithani in the past also. In fact, he was quizzed by the CBI for several days in a row in September 2020. Rajput’s body was found at his Bandra Apartment on June 14, 2020.
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According to Times Now, Siddharth Pithani has been arrested in the drugs case which the NCB has been probing for six months now. Actress Rhea Chakraborty who was Sushant’s girlfriend and her brother Showik were also arrested by the NCB last year in the alleged drugs case. Almost after a month in jail, Rhea was granted bail by the Bombay High Court in October 2020, in the drug abuse case connected to Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case.
Showik was also later let out on bail. For quite some time NCB has been investigating the drugs angle and several Bollywood celebrities have also been questioned by the investigating agency.