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Sushant Singh Rajput Death: NCB Arrests Drug Peddler, To Probe His Role In Case

Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging at his home in Bandra in June last year.

Sushant Singh Rajput Death: NCB Arrests Drug Peddler, To Probe His Role In Case
The anti-drugs aigency last week arrested Sushant Singh Rajput's flatmate Siddharth Pithani from Hyderabad in the drug case linked to the actor's death.
Sushant Singh Rajput Death: NCB Arrests Drug Peddler, To Probe His Role In Case
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2021-06-02T11:44:52+05:30

The Narcotics Control Bureau on Wednesday arrested drug peddler Haris Khan over his alleged links with gangster and drug peddler Parvez Khan alias Chinku Pathan, an associate of fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim. The agency will also conduct an investigation into Khan's role in a drug case linked to Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death last year, he said.

On Tuesday, NCB team, lead by its zonal director Sameer Wankhede, and conducted raids at various locations in suburban Andheri, Lokhandwala and Bandra, the official said.

"As of now, the NCB has arrested Khan in connection with the Chinku Pathan drugs case, but his role in the drug case linked to Rajput's death will also be investigated," the official said.

The anti-drugs agency last week arrested Rajput's flatmate Siddharth Pithani from Hyderabad in the drug case linked to the actor's death.

The NCB on Sunday also questioned Rajput's two former domestic workers Neeraj and Keshav in connection with the case.

Rajput was found hanging at his home in Bandra in June last year.

The NCB had arrested Pathan, a henchman Dawood Ibrahim and a relative of late mafia don Karim Lala, in January this year from neighbouring Navi Mumbai after busting a drug trafficking racket.

With PTI inputs

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