The Central government on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it will not challenge the bail granted to Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty by the Bombay High Court in the cases registered against her under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS Act)..Additional Solicitor General SV Raju told a bench of Justices AS Bopanna and MM Sundresh that while the government will not pursue its appeal as regards grant of bail, the Bombay High Court's interpretation Section 27A of the NDPS Act (under which one can be sent to jail for a maximum of 20 years for financing illicit traffic and harbouring offenders) be kept for challenge at an appropriate time."We are not challenging the grant of bail but on the interpretation of section, please keep it open for consideration. Let the order not a precedent also," the ASG said.The Court agreed and disposed of the government's appeal while also clarifying that the Bombay High Court order would not be treated as a precedent."Union government submits bail is not being challenged. However question of law kept open for consideration at an appropriate time," the Court ordered..The Bombay High Court had granted bail to Chakraborty in October 2020.Chakraborty and others including her brother Showik Chakraborty, Abdel Basit Parihar, Samuel Miranda and Dipesh Sawant are accused of having facilitated the procurement of drugs for consumption by late actor Sushant Singh Rajput.Rajput was Chakraborty's boyfriend at the time of his death. The accused had filed bail applications before the Bombay High Court after their bail pleas were rejected by a Special NDPS Court in Mumbai.The High Court had granted bail to Chakraborty, Sawant and Miranda but rejected the bail pleas of Abdul Parihar and Showik Chakraborty.Rhea Chakraborty's bail application was allowed by the High Court subject to furnishing a PR Bond of Rs. 1 lakh, among other conditions.She was also restricted from leaving the country as a bail condition.More than five months later, the Centre approached the Supreme Court in appeal against this order.