The Narcotics Control Bureau is grilling Rahila Furniturewala and Karan Sajni as part of their investigation into alleged Bollywood drugs Rexus. The NCB, which is investigating the drugs angle in the case of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, arrested the duo last month for allegedly possessing drugs. Federal agency arrested Hrishikesh Pawar, friend of ‘Rabta’ actor, on 2 February
Karan Sajni and Rahila Furniturewala are former managers of Bollywood actress Dia Mirza while Karan is a British businessman. NCB seized 200 kg of drugs from Sajni while arresting him. Both are currently in judicial custody. Drugs law enforcement agency is questioning both after their names surfaced during the investigation into Sushant’s death. NCR is currently investigating four people in the 16/20 case of SSR – Karan, Rahila, Rishikesh and Jagtap.
According to NCB sources, Rishikesh supplied drugs to Sushant through high cook Deepesh Sawant. Pawar, who worked as an assistant director for Sushant’s Dream Project, provided him with drugs during the COVID-19 lockdown. The agency had seized several drug-related photographs from Pawar’s laptop.
Sushant had asked Hrishikesh to leave his dream project due to his poor behavior. The actor was found dead in his apartment on June 14, 2020. His father KK Singh had lodged an FIR against Riya Chakraborty, his family members and others under various sections of the IPC, including kidnapping for suicide.
Three central agencies including CBI, ED and NCB are investigating the case of Sushant’s death.
The NCB arrested Riya and her brother Shovik in a drugs case involving Sushant’s death. The Bombay High Court granted bail to the ‘Chehere’ actress in October 2020 on a personal bond of Rs 1 lakh. She remained behind bars in Mumbai’s Baikula Jail for a month.