The Bandra resident was introduced in for questioning primarily based on purported revelations of Zaid Vilatra, who was arrested for peddling medication
The Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) on Wednesday mentioned investigations right into a separate case led the company to an individual, Basit Parihar, with suspected hyperlinks to these below the scanner in reference to actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise case.
Based mostly on the inputs from the Enforcement Directorate, pertaining to cellular chats about procurement, transportation and consumption of medicine by some suspects in Sushant’s case, the NCB has registered an FIR below the Narcotic Medication and Psychotropic Substances Act.
In a separate incident, on the intervening night time of August 27 and 28, the NCB carried out a raid in Mumbai and arrested two individuals named Abbas Lakhani and Karn Arora after the seizure of bud (curated marijuana) from them. The follow-up investigation uncovered the linkages of Abbas Lakhani with one Zaid Vilatra, mentioned the company.
The NCB picked up Zaid. Throughout searches, over ₹9.55 lakh in money and overseas forex ($ 2,081, £180 and 15 Dirham) had been seized. He allegedly disclosed that they had been proceeds of drug peddling.
“Zaid disclosed that he ran an eatery store at Bandra, which was not doing effectively because the lockdown. He then received into peddling medication, notably bud, via which he earned substantial sum of money,” mentioned an official.
Based mostly on Zaid’s purported revelations, Bandra resident Basit Parihar was introduced in for questioning. The company discovered that Parihar was linked to the case instituted following a preliminary inquiry into the main points offered by the ED, it mentioned.