Mumbai, 11 September 2020, (Updated 11 September 2020, 12:49 PM IST)
The Sessions court has rejected the bail plea of Riya Chakraborty, who was caught in connection with the drug connection in the actor Sushant Singh Rajput case. Now Riya’s lawyers can approach the High Court. However, Riya’s lawyer has not been told yet when he will file the bail petition in the High Court.
Apart from Riya Chakraborty, the sessions court has dismissed the bail pleas of Shovik Chakraborty, Abdul Basit, Zaid, Deepesh Sawat, and Samuel Miranda. Significantly, Riya’s lawyer Satish Manashinde had filed a petition for Riya’s bail on Wednesday. Hearing on the bail plea was held on Thursday. During this, Manashinde said that Riya’s life in custody is in danger.
Riya Chakraborty was arrested by the National Control Bureau (NCB) in a drug use case, after which the court sent her to judicial custody for 14 days till September 22. He is currently lodged in Byculla Jail. The NCB investigating the drug connection has made 10 arrests so far.