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Special NDPS Court rejects bail plea filed by Rhea Chakraborty, Showik Chakraborty and others

"Once we get a copy of the order, we will decide next week on the course of action, about approaching the Bombay High Court", Chakraborty's lawyer said.

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A Special Court for offences under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act in Mumbai has rejected bail pleas filed by actress Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik Chakraborty, Sushant Singh Rajput's house-manager Samuel Miranda, Abdel Basit Parihar, and Zaid Vilatra.

A detailed copy of the order is awaited.

Following the rejection of the bail plea, Advocate Satish Maneshinde, who represents Rhea Chakraborty, commented,

"Once we get a copy of the order, we will decide next week on the course of action, about approaching the Bombay High Court."

Rhea Chakraborty and the others were arrested by the National Control Bureau (NCB) recently over drug-related offences.

Chakraborty later retracted a confession made by her, asserting that the investigating authority had coerced the same out of her.

On the other hand, the NCB, while seeking 14-day custody earlier this week, has alleged that there is a deep web of persons involved in procurement and distribution of Marijuana, hashish, and other drugs and that payments made for such procurement were done with the knowledge of Rhea Chakraborty.

Chakraborty is accused of having procured drugs for Sushant Singh Rajput, a charge for which she was arrested last Monday.

She was arrested for alleged offences under Section 8(c), 20(b)(ii), 22, 27 A, 28, 29 of the NDPS Act, 1985.

Her initial plea for bail was rejected by the Magistrate at the time, who ordered for her judicial custody until September 22. Chakraborty is reportedly lodged at a jail in Byculla, Mumbai.

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