Court sent TV actress Preetika to judicial custody till 8 November, NCB arrested red-handed in drugs case


The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), which is investigating the drugs angle in the death case of Sushant Singh Rajput, has revealed a new drugs racket. The NCB has arrested 5 people including TV actress Preetika Chauhan in this case. Pritika has also worked in several TV serials. The NCB presented another accused, including Pritika, in court through video conferencing on Saturday. From where both the accused were sent to judicial custody till 8 November. Earlier, NCB has arrested 23 people in the drugs case.

The NCB on Saturday arrested accused Preetika Chauhan and Faizal Sheikh from Versova, Mumbai. The NCB also arrested drug peddler Tanzanian citizen Bruno John, Rohit Diamond and another accused along with them. The NCB has also recovered narcotics and cash from the arrested accused.

Preetika Chauhan is a resident of Himachal Pradesh. He started his career in 2015. Pritika has worked in TV serials like 'Sankat Mochan Hanuman', 'Savdhaan India' and 'Jagat Janani Maa Vaishno Devi'.

NCB actresses investigating Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Rakulpreet Singh and Shraddha Kapoor are also investigating drugs angle in Bollywood. The team has arrested 23 accused, including Riya Chakraborty, her brother Shovik, Sushant's manager Samuel Miranda, Deepesh Sawant, drug peddler Zaid, Basit Parihar, Dharma Production's former producer Kshitij, Ravi Prasad. Riya Chakraborty is currently out on bail after spending a month in jail.

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