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  • 7:28 PM IST

    A day before he died, actor Sushant Singh Rajput had
    transferred funds to Raees, the caretaker of his Lonavala farmhouse, for
    regular expenses of Amar, Akbar and Anthony, the three pet Rottweilers he kept
    at the place. “On June 14 afternoon, I saw the news that Sushant sir has
    committed suicide on TV news channels and at first I could not believe what I
    was seeing. Just a day before, he had transferred money to my account to take
    care of his pet dogs, Amar, Akbar and Anthony,” Raees recalled, speaking to
    IANS.

  • 7:27 PM IST

    Mumbai magistrate granted bail to one of the accused drug
    peddlers Kaizen Ebrahim in the ongoing probe into the narcotics angle in the
    death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, on Saturday.

  • 7:25 PM IST

    NCB said that Rhea Chakraborty will be summoned soon,
    NCB has taken two more people in remand
    apart from Showik and Samuel, They are looking for ‘big fish’ and ‘international
    connections’, 4-day custody is to clarify role of individuals.

  • 5:13 PM IST

    Vikas Singh also refuted the news of Sushant Singh Rajput’s
    mother’s mental health. He clarified that she died due to brain haemorrhage.

  • 5:06 PM IST

    Vikas Singh, Sushant’s family lawyer said that doctors
    cannot share sensitive information of their patients without the consent of
    their legal heirs. He said, “I have seen a disturbing trend that so-called
    doctors of Sushant are discussing his mental health on news channels. According
    to MCI professional rules, no doctor can share sensitive information related to
    their patient. As Sushant is no more, it can only be done with the permission
    of his legal heir i.e., his father.”

  • 4:32 PM IST

    Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Saturday said that
    the Mumbai Police is extending full cooperation to the CBI in its investigation
    in connection with the Sushant Singh Rajput Death case. He said, “The Mumbai
    police is giving full cooperation and support to the CBI in its inquiry and the
    investigation underway in Mumbai.”

  • 4:22 PM IST

    After the news broke of Showik Chakraborty and Samuel
    Miranda’s custody till September 9, Sushant Singh Rajput’s ex-girlfriend took
    to Instagram to share the picture of Om insignia. She captioned it, “”Har
    har Mahadev.”

  • 3:48 PM IST

  • 3:47 PM IST

    Taapsee Pannu took to Twitter to hit back at the accusation
    against Rhea Chakraborty at those who called the latter a ‘gold digger’. She
    wrote, “Every woman who is with a relatively more successful man is NOT a ‘gold
    digger’ and for the rest , truth and investigating agencies will do their job. One step at a
    time.”

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has produced Showik Chakraborty and Samuel Miranda in the court today. The agency is probing the drug angle in the Sushant Singh Rajput case. As per NCB sources, it has been established that Showik was indeed peddling drugs and was in touch with a number of other peddlers, as well. Rhea Chakraborty’s brother procured drugs including marijuana, Ganja, curated marijuana, and was in touch with drug peddler Abdel Basit Parihar, who used to purchase drugs from Zaid Vilatra and Kaizan Ibrahim. Also Read - NCB Likely to Summon Karan Johar Over 2019 Viral Party Video – Reports

The NCB is demanding 6-8 days of custody for Showik and Samurl. The NCB arrested Showik and Sushant Singh Rajput’s house manager Samuel Miranda under various sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act on Friday night. Also Read - Bollywood Drug Racket: Rakul Preet Singh Confesses Chats With Rhea Chakraborty, Denies Consuming Drugs

Meanwhile, CBI has re-visited Sushant Singh Rajput’s residence along with a three-member team of doctors from Delhi’s AIIMS to late actor’s home for forensic examination. The team will be submitting its report after the visit. Also Read - NCB Raids Dharma Productions' Executive Producer Kshitij Ravi Prasad’s Place, Found Drugs