Actor Rhea Chakraborty has been denied bail after her arrest over medication prices linked to the Sushant Singh Rajput case. The bail requests of her brother Showik Chakraborty and different accused have additionally been rejected by a court docket in Mumbai.
Rhea Chakraborty’s earlier bail request was rejected by a Justice of the Peace who despatched her to jail until September 22.
In her new request, she had retracted her confession and mentioned she was “coerced into making self-incriminatory confessions”. She mentioned her life is in danger in judicial custody, that she had acquired rape and demise threats and that three investigations had “taken a extreme toll on her psychological well being and well-being”.
Rhea Chakraborty’s petition for bail mentioned she had “not dedicated any crime in any way and has been falsely implicated within the case”.
However the Narcotics Management Bureau argued that she had aware data of medication use by her boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput and “made herself a part of this offence by procuring medication.”
Throughout a court docket listening to on the actor’s bail plea, the anti-drugs bureau alleged that Rhea Chakraborty used her bank card and cost gateways to facilitate monetary transactions associated to dealing of illicit drug trafficking. She additionally made “voluntary confession” about her involvement throughout questioning and it’s admissible within the court docket of regulation, mentioned the company, countering Rhea Chakraborty’s assertion that she had been “coerced into confessing”.
The anti-drugs company mentioned the medication financed (by Rhea Chakraborty) weren’t meant for private consumption however for supplying them to a different individual. “Subsequently, Part 27A of NDPS (Narcotic Medication and Psychotropic Substances Act) is relevant and he or she can not escape the clutches of regulation,” it argued.
The company additionally advised the classes court docket that if launched on bail, the actor “could tamper with the proof and likewise attempt to win over witnesses utilizing her place within the society and cash energy”.
The petition argued that her arrest was “unwarranted and with none justification,” that her liberty was “arbitrarily curtailed” and that no feminine officer was current throughout her interrogation. Rhea Chakraborty additionally mentioned she “had no entry to any authorized recommendation throughout her questioning when she was interrogated for at least eight hours at a stretch by a number of male officers”.
Rhea Chakraborty has spent two nights in Byculla Jail, the one jail for ladies in Mumbai. Her earlier bail request was rejected by a Justice of the Peace who despatched her to jail until September 22.
The 28-year-old actor was arrested on Monday on prices of shopping for medication for her boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput, a younger film star whose demise on June 14 is being investigated by numerous companies together with the CBI.