Sushant Singh Rajput Case: NCB Arrests Six More For Drug Peddling

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Mumbai: With six more persons arrested from Mumbai on Sunday, the total count of people held so far by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) probing the drug angle in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput death case has gone up to 16.

The six accused have been identified as Karamjeet Singh Anand, Dwayne Fernandes, Sanket Patel, Ankush Anreja, Sandeep Gupta and Aftab Fateh Ansari, News18 reported quoting an official, adding that they were picked up after their names emerged during investigation.

They all were booked under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, he said. The official said Anand is a supplier of drugs and has connections in the film industry, the report added.

Fernandes: He used to deal in curated marijuana and hashish, and is an associate of Showik Chakraborty, brother of actress Rhea Chakraborty. The NCB suspects Fernandes had supplied drugs, which were arranged for the actor, News18 quoted the official as saying.

Patel: Used to work under Anand and deliver narcotics to celebrities, the official said. Gupta is a rickshaw driver and used to transport bulk quantities of “weed” to retail dealers like Fernandes.

Ansari: Is an associate of Gupta.

Anreja: He runs a kitchen in a posh locality in the city, but also used to sell contraband like weed, Hash and MD to high-profile clients, the official was quoted as saying by News18.

Anreja used to buy drugs from Patel and was also connected with the network operated by Anuj Keshwani, who was arrested in the case earlier, and Anand, the official added in the report.

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