28th May, 2021
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested the actor's friend Siddharth Pithani in a drug case involving Sushant Singh Rajput's death. Siddharth has been arrested from Hyderabad on Friday morning. Let us tell you, one year is coming to an end on the death of Sushant on 14 June.
Siddharth Pithani is among the four people who were present at his house at the time of Sushant's demise. In this case, Siddharth was questioned several times by Mumbai Police and CBI. Please tell, Sushant's dead body was found hanging from the fan in his room. Sushant's death shocked the entire industry. Many celebrities mourned his demise. Through social media, the process of paying tribute to Sushant for a long time and remembering him continued.
In this case, Riya Chakraborty, who was then girlfriend of Sushant, was made the chief accused. Sushant's father KK Singh had filed a nominated report against him in Patna. Later, on the order of the Supreme Court, the investigation of the case was handed over to the CBI. Drug case came out through WhatsApp chats. NCB also arrested Riya Chakraborty, who is currently on bail.
In conversation with ETimes, Samir Wankhede, in-charge of NCB Mumbai zone, told that Siddharth will be produced in the court soon. Nobody has been given a clean chit in this matter yet. The report quoted sources as saying that the NCB has taken action against Siddharth Pithani on the basis of phone and WhatsApp details received from the CBI. There is evidence of his connection to drug suppliers.
Let me tell you, Siddharth Pithani used to work in a graphic design agency. Siddharth was involved with Sushant's Dream 150 project. However, Pithani later quit Sushant's job and took up a job in Ahmedabad. According to reports, Sushant called Siddharth in January 2020 and had him again join the Dream 150 project.