Updated: September 9, 2020 10:15:13 pm
Congress chief in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Wednesday batted for actor Rhea Chakraborty, saying her arrest beneath the NDPS Act is “ludicrous” and her father is entitled to hunt justice, the essential tenet of the Constitution.
Chowdhury additionally stated the trial by media is an “ominous portent of our judicial system”.
“Rhea’s father is a former navy officer, served the nation. Rhea is a Bengalee Brahmin woman, justice to actor Sushant Rajput shouldn’t be interpreted as a justice to Bihari.
“Father of Rhea can be entitled to demand justice for his youngsters, trial by media is an ominous portent for our judicial system. Justice for all is likely one of the fundamental tenets of our structure,” he stated in a sequence tweets.
He stated Rajput was an Indian actor, however the “BJP turned him right into a Bihari actor, solely to attain electoral brownie factors”.
“Rhea Chakroborty has been indicted not for abetment of suicide nor homicide nor any financial offences, she has been arrested beneath NDPS, ludicrous.
“To please the Political Masters Central businesses have performed their roles, after churning the ocean they’ve found medicine as a substitute of nectar. Still they’re groping in the dead of night to establish who’s the assassin,” he added.
After three days of interrogation, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Tuesday arrested Chakraborty, 28, in a medicine case linked to Rajput’s loss of life, following which she was despatched to judicial custody until September 22 by a neighborhood court docket.
She was shifted to Byculla jail in Mumbai Wednesday after the NCB stated it didn’t need her custody. The court docket earlier rejected Chakraborty’s bail utility.
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