New Delhi: After the death of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, his close friend Sidharth Pithani has been arrested by the NCB. The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) was looking for Sidharth Pithani since August last year, who was caught a few days ago from Hyderabad and is now in judicial custody. Now Sidharth has applied for bail for his marriage.
Sidharth detained from Hyderabad
After the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, Siddharth had disappeared from Mumbai. NCB was constantly trying to contact Sidharth Pithani. The investigating agency also sent three summons to his house, but Sidharth did not respond. Not only this, but Sidharth had also deleted his active Instagram account. However, in April 2021, he created a new Instagram account, due to which NCB tracked him down. He is currently in judicial custody and will be kept in jail till he is produced in court.
Sidharth seeks bail to get married
Recently, Sidharth Pithani has filed a bail petition for his marriage in court. In fact, according to a report in ‘E Times’, Siddharth has filed a bail petition in the court through his lawyer Tarak Sayyed. The accused told the court that he is getting married on 26 June 2021. Pithani also claimed that he has been falsely implicated in this case.
The hearing was to be held on June 16
Sidharth Pithani has been booked under Section 27-A (financing illegal traffic and harbouring criminals) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, among other charges. The hearing of this case was to be held on June 16, 2021, but the court has postponed the date of this hearing.
Sidharth Pithani kicks Sushant off the fan
Talking about Sidharth Pithani, apart from being a friend of Sushant Singh Rajput, he was also the creative manager of the actor. Sidharth lived in the flat in Bandra along with the actor. Sidharth was also present in the flat on the day of Sushant’s death i.e. 14 June 2020. From opening the door of the actor’s room to taking him down from the fan, Sidharth had given full cooperation. In such a situation, NCB says that Sidharth is hiding in this matter for a few days.