The judicial custody of actor Rhea Chakraborty has been extended till 6 October by a special NDPS court, as per a report by ANI. Rhea was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau on 9 September.
On Tuesday (22 September) Rhea and her brother Showik filed an application for bail in the Bombay High Court.
Their lawyer Satish Maneshinde said in a statement, "Rhea Chakraborty and Showik Chakraborty have filed an application for bail in the NDPS Case in Bombay High Court. It will come up for hearing on 23 September before Justice Sarang V Kotwal. The details of the bail applications will be shared after the hearing".
On 11 September, a special court in Mumbai rejected the bail pleas of Showik, Rhea Abdul Basit Parihar, Zaid Vilatra, Dipesh Sawant and Samuel Miranda.
Rhea Chakraborty and Showik were taken into custody by the NCB that is probing allegations of drug abuse linked to Sushant Singh Rajput's death.
Rhea Chakraborty has reportedly been taken into custody on charges of drug procurement and consumption. Rhea has been charged under sections 27 A, 21,22, 29 and 28 of the NDPS Act.
The NCB has said in its court documents that Rhea was "an active member of the drug syndicate connected with drug supplies" and knew of "every delivery and payment".
. Read more on Celebrities by The Quint.India’s COVID-19 Tally Crosses 55 Lakh- Mark, Death Toll Over 88KWatch: Preity Zinta & Team KXIP Dance at Gayle’s Birthday Bash . Read more on Celebrities by The Quint.