Actress Rhea Chakraborty’s brother Showik Chakraborty who was arrested in September in a medication case linked to the demise of Sushant Singh Rajput has sought bail for the third time. He approached a particular court docket citing a Supreme Court order.
It has been nearly two months since Showk was taken into custody by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and that is the third time he’s making use of for bail. Both his earlier bail pleas had been rejected by the Special Court and Bombay High Court.
In his new bail software, Showik cited a recent apex court docket judgment which says that “confessional statements” made to the NCB officers can’t be thought of as proof.
“The Supreme Court, in its recent order rightly held that the officers who are invested with powers under section NDPS Act (pertaining to the current case) are police officers within the meaning of section 25 of the Evidence Act. As a result, any confessional statement made to them cannot be taken into account in order to convict an accused under the NDPS Act, ”Showik mentioned in his plea.
“In view of the apex court’s judgment, there has been an obvious change in circumstance which would warrant a fresh consideration for bail,” the plea, filed by way of his advocate Satish Maneshinde, mentioned.
Showik has been booked beneath part 27 (A). The plea mentioned that the remand functions produced so far are fully silent as to any allegation of harboring of offenders as talked about beneath Section 27A of the NDPS Act. Showik reiterated in the plea that he has been falsely implicated in the case.
Meanwhile, NCB had alleged that Rhea and Showik used to facilitate drug deliveries and fee by way of bank cards, money and different fee gateways. Rhea was launched on bail final month.
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