Sushant Suicide Case: Showik, the brother of actor Rhea Chakraborty, was in touch with Zaid Vilatra, an alleged drug dealer, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), that started probing the drug angle in Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case, has found, reports said on Wednesday.
Officials of the anti-narcotics agency recovered from Vilatra’s possession foreign currency (USD 2,081, 180 British Pound, 15 dirhams) and ₹ 9,55,750, which it said are “proceeds of drug peddling”.
“Vilatra disclosed that he runs an eatery in Bandra, which was not giving any pecuniary gains since the lockdown. He also disclosed that he peddles drugs, especially bud (curated marijuana), through which he used to earn a substantial amount of money,” the NCB told news agency PTI.
20-year-old Zaid was arrested yesterday and is believed to have revealed details about his business to NCB.