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Rhea Chakraborty accused in the drugs case related to Sushant Singh Rajput’s death

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) reportedly filed draft charges against Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik Chakraborty and others on Wednesday. 

The charges were filed in a drug case linked to the demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput in June, 2020.

As per PTI, special public prosecutor Atul Sarpande said that the prosecution maintains all the charges against all the accused, 

as those mentioned in the chargesheet submitted before the court.

For the unversed, the NCB had charged the accused on charges including Section 8(c) read with 20(b)(ii)(A), 22, 27, 27A, 28, 29, and 30 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances

Furthermore, the prosecution proposed to the court to charge Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik 

for consumption of narcotic substances, as well as for procuring and paying for these substances for SSR.

The court maintained that the charges would be filed only after the discharge pleas of the accused were decided.