‘Rhea Chakraborty ready for arrest as it’s witch hunt’, says her lawyer
Rhea Chakraborty is “ready for her arrest”, her lawyer said on Sunday. The actress before the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) for questioning.
Rhea and her family have said a “simple, middle-class family’ are being targeted as part of a “witch hunt” and were being vilified by the media.
“Rhea Chakraborty is ready for arrest as this is a Witch Hunt and if Loving some one is a crime she will face the consequences of her love. Being innocent, She has not approached any court for Anticipatory Bail in all the Cases foisted by Bihar Police now with CBI, ED and NCB,” her lawyer, Satish Maneshinde said in a statement this morning.
Showik Chakraborty was arrested on Friday by the NCB along with Samuel Miranda, Sushant Singh Rajput’s house manager, and charged with the anti-drug law.
They have been sent to the agency’s custody till Wednesday.
After Showik’s arrest, his father had said that he was now expecting the arrest of his daughter. “Congratulations India, you have arrested my son, I’m sure next on the line is my daughter and I don’t know who is next thereafter. You have effectively demolished a middle-class family. But of course, for the sake of justice everything is justified. Jai hind,” read the statement from Lt Col Indrajit Chakraborty (Retd), who has also been questioned by the CBI for days.
The death of 34-year-old Sushant Singh Rajput and its various angles are being investigated by three central agencies—the Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate along with the Narcotics Control Bureau—after a huge legal and political battle.
Rhea and her family have been accused of taking crores of rupees from Sushant and having a role in his death— the allegations they have repeatedly denied.