The Bombay Excessive Courtroom on Monday granted bail to Siddharth Pithani, the previous flatmate of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, arrested in a medicine case associated to the actor’s dying. Rajput’s former girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty, who’s already out on bail, can be an accused within the case. A single bench of Justice Bharati Dangre granted bail to Pithani on a bond of Rs 50,000. Pithani was arrested by the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) in Could 2021 from Hyderabad. He’s presently in judicial custody. He had been booked below part 27 (A) (financing illicit site visitors and harboring offenders) of the Narcotic Medication and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, amongst different prices.
Pithani had sought bail, claiming he was framed in a false case. He had claimed in his plea that he was by no means present in possession of any medication, and nothing which may recommend he was concerned in drug trafficking was recovered from him.
Rajput allegedly dedicated suicide in his Mumbai residence in June 2020. Later, the NCB started a probe, based mostly on some WhatsApp chats, into an alleged drug provide racket within the movie business.
The NCB had additionally arrested a number of individuals, together with Rhea Chakraborty.
Most of them at the moment are out on bail.