Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep eight (IANS): Arrested on drug-related expenses, Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty’s interrogation has opened a Pandora’s field. Confronted with documentary proof, the actress conceded she was in contact with drug peddlers who have been additionally supplying ‘buds’ (curated marijuana) to numerous different Bollywood personalities together with well-known actors, administrators and producers, extremely positioned sources within the Narcotics Management Bureau(NCB) informed IANS.
Based mostly on the revelations made by Rhea, her brother Showik and 4 key drug peddlers of Mumbai, the NCB has ready a listing of greater than two dozen suspects together with kingpins of drug trafficking syndicates, peddlers and Bollywood personalities who have been procuring medicine starting from curated marijuana buds to high-quality cocaine. The NCB would quickly launch a crackdown on the Bollywood-drug mafia nexus which runs deep within the movie business allegedly linked with underworld gangs.
Within the NCB’s remand software filed on Tuesday, the apex anti-drug company has alleged that Rhea and her brother Showik have been lively members of a drug syndicate.
The NCB says that her brother Showik was procuring medicine from Abdel Basit Parihar and Kaizen Ibrahim on behalf of Rhea. In line with sources, throughout subsequent investigation the NCB found that Parihar and Ibrahim have been linked to a high drug cartel lively in Mumbai. The cartel, via Parihar and Ibrahim, was supplying medicine to different Bollywood-linked individuals dwelling in Mumbai’s Bandra, Juhu and Andheri neighbourhoods.
Earlier the NCB had arrested one other drug trafficker Fayaz Ahmed in Goa on September 2, who was additionally supplying medicine to Bollywood personalities. Throughout Fayaz’s questioning, the company unravelled the complete community and the Bollywood-drug mafia nexus.
Ahmed revealed that medicine have been being transported via parcels via the Overseas Put up Workplace in New Delhi. One of many consignments was dispatched by one Dan Patel, a resident of Modugno avenue, Saint Laurent, Canada. Saint Laurent, a borough of Montreal metropolis in Canada’s Quebec state, is notorious for drug cartels and crime syndicates, lots of whom have Indian connections.
In his questioning , Fayaz Ahmed has reportedly stated that parcels containing curated marijuana have been collected both from New Delhi or from a store positioned in Calangute-Anjuna Street in Goa. As soon as the consignment reached Ahmed, the suppliers in Mumbai have been contacted. For each one gram of buds, Rs 5000 to Rs 6000 have been charged.
The whole racket linked with Canadian drug syndicates was unearthed by Deputy Director(operations)of NCB, KPS Malhotra, who can also be supervising the investigations into the Sushant case, through which actress Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik and Sushant’s supervisor Samuel Miranda have been arrested.