Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s domestic assistant Deepesh Sawant, who is accused of purchasing drugs for the late actor, has allegedly filed a writ petition against the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). ALSO READ | Sushant Singh Rajput death case: NCB SSR helper Dipesh Sawant has 3 days custody
On October 5, a petition was filed in the Bombay High Court seeking Rs 10 lakh as compensation for wrongly arresting the NCB in the drug case in connection with the investigation into the death of the ‘Dil Bekhar’ actor. .
Sawant was arrested on 3 September and sent to NCB custody by 9. September. He was christened with Shoaib Chakraborty of Sushant’s girlfriend Riya’s brother and actor late Samuel Miranda. His involvement in the drugs case.
After arresting him, the NCB had said in its official statement that based on the statements of Divesh Sawant, late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s house help, and the digital evidence collected by NCB, it is clear that Deepesh was involved in drug addiction Is an active member with high society individuals and drug suppliers.
According to an India Today report, Sawant has now filed a petition through advocates Rajendra Rathore and Aamir Koradia, alleging unlawful detention by the NCB in a drug case.
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In the petition, Sawant alleged that he was produced before a magistrate after an arrest of more than 36 hours, which is a violation of Supreme Court guidelines, stating that within 24 hours of the arrest, an accused has to appear before the magistrate. Must be introduced. The petitioner also said that he was arrested on September 4 at 10 am while the NCB stated in his records that the arrest was made on September 5 at 8 am.
The matter came before the court on Monday 19 October and was adjourned till 6 November. The report quoted advocates as saying that there have been two hearings and the case has been adjourned as the NCB has sought more time to respond.