“Photos and Video Show Siddharth Pithani Passing Contraband to Sushant Singh Rajput”: Court | Latest India News
Photographs and videos recovered by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) show Siddharth Pithani passing contraband material to his housemate, the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, when they were smoking together, the Special Narcotics Court has observed and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) while rejecting Pithani’s decision. bail plea.
In his detailed order, NDPS Special Judge DB Mane said the evidence on record shows prima facie plaintiff Pithani’s involvement in the supply, transportation, sale, purchase, consumption and preparation of contraband. “This material on record establishes a prima facie case of plaintiff’s involvement in unlawful activity – reduction and conspiracy,” the court added.
On December 14, the court denied Pithani’s bail request. The detailed order became available on Saturday. Pithani was arrested on May 26, 2021 after the BCN filed an indictment against him.
The court said Pithani and Rajput housekeeper Dipesh Sawant used a banking app to make payments for drug purchases, using code words like “Pooja Samagri” as a reference in the online banking app.
Lawyer Taraq Sayyed had argued on behalf of Pithani that it was a similar case to that of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan’s son, Aryan Khan, who was released on bail by the High Court from Bombay. There has also been no recovery of contraband material from Pithani and there is no evidence in the form of a medical test,” Sayyed said.
The court rejected the claim, noting that the facts in Aryan Khan’s case and the present case were different and that in the present case there was a prima facie case of financial dealings and Pithani’s involvement in the supply, transaction, sale, purchase, consumption and preparation of contraband.