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NCB arrests Showik Chakraborty’s friend Suryadeep Malhotra

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Monday conducted searches at the residence of alleged drug peddler Suryadeep Malhotra in Mumbai in connection with a drug case related to the death of Sushant Singh Rajput. Suryadeep is Rhea Chakraborty’s brother Showik Chakraborty’s school friend. Now NCB has arrested Malhotra.

According to NCB officials, raids were also conducted at several other locations in Mumbai in connection with the case. The NCB had yesterday apprehended a person identified as Karam Jeet Singh Anand in connection with the drug case after Ganja was recovered from his possession.

Dywan Anthony Fernandes along with two persons has been apprehended from Dadar (West), Mumbai, who used to supply ganja, the NCB had earlier said and added that in this case 500 grams of ganja has been recovered.

It said, in further development Ankush Arenja, age 29 years of Powai was also apprehended who is a receiver of contraband from Karam Jeet and also supplies it to arrested accused Anuj Keshwani and 42 grams of charas and cash of Rs 1,12,400 has been recovered from him.

NCB, Sub Zone, Goa has apprehended Chris Costa in the same case. Further investigation is still going on. Currently, he has also been brought to Goa from Mumbai. NCB acknowledges the role of Sameer Wankhede ZD Mumbai in the team for these operations, a press note had said.

According to reporters Ankur Tyagi, The NCB has interrogated a 74-year-old man from Goa who is accused of supplying LSD drugs to Chris Costa. Rs 16 lakh have also been recovered from this person. According to NCB sources, this person used to supply drugs in many parties held in North Goa. After this, Chris Costa supplied these LSD drugs to Anuj Keswani. The NCB has also informed the matter to the Income Tax Department.

The NCB had launched an investigation after it received official communication from Enforcement Directorate (ED), in which there were various chats related to drug consumption, procurement, usage and transportation in connection with the Sushant Singh Rajput case.