Guwahati: In a big development, the Narcotics Control Bureau has arrested Sushant Singh Rajput’s roommate Siddharth Pithani in the drugs case linked to the late actor’s death. The agency held Pithani in Hyderabad and he has been bought to Mumbai. He was remanded to 5-day custody after being produced in court on Friday.
Sushant Singh Rajput’s roommate Siddharth Pithani was present in the Bandra residence of Sushant where he was found dead under mysterious circumstances on June 14 last year. The former claimed that he was the first to see his dead body, having called the locksmith to open the door when the late actor did not answer calls on the day of his death.
Pithani had previously been questioned multiple times by the Enforcement Directorate and Central Bureau of Investigation, which are probing the case registered by Bihar Police, on Sushant’s father KK Singh’s complaint, against Rhea Chakraborty and the others. As per sources, Siddharth Pithani was arrested on May 26 by NCB. This was after the agency got his phone dump from CBI.
In that record, he was found involved in Ganja supply to various groups.. NCB also claimed that he was running a well-organized racket of supply. Sources also said, “We are hopeful to nab more people who are involved in this network. Today he was produced after taking the transit remand.”