Hrishikesh Pawar is the Assistant Director and he is very much ahead in seeking justice for Sushant.
Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has taken Rishikesh Pawar (Rishikesh Pawar), a friend of Sushant Singh Rajput (Sushant Singh Rajput) into custody. He is being questioned in the drugs case. NCB is trying to find out if he also used to supply drugs to Sushant. Rishikesh Pawar was absconding since 7 January. The team of the Narcotics Control Bureau had raided many of its locations, after which they now succeeded.
Rishikesh Pawar was named by a drugs peddler. After which he was summoned by the NCB, he was questioned. Apart from the drug peddler, Sushant’s staff Deepesh Sawant was also questioned by the NCB when he took the name of Rishikesh Pawar. It was revealed in the statement of the drug peddler that he allegedly used to supply drugs to Sushant.
Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has detained Sushant Singh Rajput’s friend, assistant director Rishikesh Pawar, for questioning: NCB. #Maharashtra
— ANI (@ANI) February 2, 2021
According to online media reports, Hrishikesh Pawar was anticipating his arrest, fearing that he had filed a petition in the court for anticipatory bail through his lawyer. However, the bail plea of Rishikesh was rejected by the NDPS court, after which the NCB started looking for him. In a statement to the Times of India, NCB zonal director Sameer Wankhede had said that his team is looking for Rishikesh Pawar. He worked with Sushant Singh Rajput for some time, but was dropped by the actor in 2018.
Let us tell you that on 14 June last year, actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead in his apartment in Bandra, Mumbai. The Mumbai Police had termed the death of the actor as suicide, but his family said that it was not murder but suicide. After this, the investigation of the case was handed over to the CBI. A case of drugs came up during the CBI investigation, which was investigated by NCB.
The NCB arrested Sushant’s girlfriend Riya Chakraborty and her brother Shouvik as well as the actor’s staff and manager in the drugs case. Right now, both Riya and Shouvik are out on bail. After Sushant’s death, the drugs case was revealed in Bollywood, after which celebrities like Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Rakul Preet Singh and Sara Ali Khan were questioned by NCB. So far NCB has made 28 arrests in the drugs case.