NCB Arrests Siddharth Pithani In Sushant Singh Rajput Murder Case: Reports

The NCB official said that Pithani's alleged role in the drugs case emerged after the actor's death, which came to light during the NCB probe, and hence he has been arrested.

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : Jun 04, 2021 14:55 IST
NCB Arrests Siddharth Pithani In Sushant Singh Rajput Murder Case: Reports
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The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has sent Siddharth Pithani to 14-day judicial custody in the drugs case involving Sushant Singh Rajput. Siddharth was arrested in the past.

An official had said that Pithani was arrested from Hyderabad and brought to Mumbai. Pithani was a friend of Sushant Singh Rajput and was living with him at the late leader's house in Mumbai's suburban Bandra.

The official said that Pithani's alleged role in the drugs case emerged after the actor's death, which came to light during the NCB probe, and hence he has been arrested. An NCB team led by Regional Director Sameer Wankhede had started a search for Pithani and was informed that he was in Hyderabad.

Siddharth Pithani was one of Sushant's very close friends. He lived with them in Sushant's house. In the last days of Sushant, Siddharth was close to him, so the police and CBI also questioned Siddharth a lot. 

Siddharth kept changing statements in this proceeding. The question about him was that why did he change his side at the end time? Siddharth Pithani recently got engaged. Sharing a picture with his fiancee, he wrote on social media 'Just engaged', 'The beginning of a new journey.

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Let us tell you that Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead in his house on June 14. Now it is going to be one year passed. After which the matter was investigated by Mumbai Police and later by Patna Police.

However, the investigation of Sushant Singh Rajput's death was later handed over to the CBI. At the same time, many people including actress Riya Chakraborty and her brother were arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau after the drugs angle came to the fore in this case. 

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