The Narcotics Management Bureau arrested Siddharth Pithani in a drug case linked to the demise of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput in Hyderabad on Friday.
Siddharth was Sushant’s inventive supervisor and flatmate and was first questioned by the Mumbai Police simply days after his demise. Pithani was employed by Sushant in 2018 to work on a challenge. Mumbai Police mentioned that Pithani was conscious that Sushant was prescribed medicine for despair however had stopped taking these medicines within the days main as much as his demise.
On the time, a senior police official informed The Indian Specific, “Pithani informed us that he was not conscious of the explanation why Rajput was depressed. As he had been staying at Rajput’s house, he had, nevertheless, overheard the actor’s employees saying that he had stopped taking the medicines prior to now few weeks as he was feeling higher.”
As per a report by PTI, Pithani had despatched an e mail to Mumbai Police whereby he said that he was “being pressured by Rajput’s household to report a press release towards his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty.”
Sidharth Pithani was additionally questioned by Enforcement Directorate in reference to its probe right into a cash laundering case linked to the actor’s demise.
When the CBI took over the case, Pithani was questioned by them in August on the DRDO visitor home situated at Kalina in Santacruz, Mumbai. The CBI took Pithani, prepare dinner Neeraj Singh and home assist Deepesh Sawant, to reconstruct occasions from June 14 on the late actor’s home.
The Indian Specific reported in September that in one of many interrogation periods, Sushant’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty “was confronted with Pithani for the primary time.”
Siddharth Pithani was allegedly current on the actor’s residence when he was discovered lifeless.