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Bollywood drug probe: FSL manages to retrieve data from gadgets of several celebrities


The Gandhinagar FSL has had some major success in accessing the deleted data from some of the gadgets seized during the Bollywood drug probe from actors and others in connection with the drug case being probed by the Narcotics Control Bureau.

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NBC) had given several gadgets of Bollywood celebrities including Sushant Singh Rajput’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showmik among others to help recover deleted data.

The data is believed to be of importance for the NCB probing the drug angle which emerged following the suicide of Sushant Singh Rajput.

Of the 80 iPhones that are part of the gadgets sent by the NCB, the FSL has managed to recover data from 30 of them and work is on to retrieve the data from the rest.

FSL & Bollywood drug probe

The data that has been recovered included deleted voice clips, video clips, chat messages, and mobile numbers.

NCB has also sent the drug samples seized in various raids to the FSL campus for further investigation. Most of the phones belong to Bollywood celebrities, their agents, or alleged drug peddlers.

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The NCB has also sent two laptops, pen drives among others. The phones belong to Rhea Chakraborty, her brothers Showik, Bollywood actors Sarah Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Arjun Rampal, Shraddha Kapoor, and several other people associated with them.

The NCB had in September summoned actors Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan and Rakul Preet Singh in the drugs probe in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case.

The people who have been arrested in connnection with the came include Sushant Singh Rajput’s house manager Samuel Miranda, domestic help Dipesh Sawant, drug peddlers Zaid Vilatra and Abdel Basit Parihar; Kaizan Ebrahim, Karna Arora, Abbas Lakhani and Anuj Keshwani. Rhea and her brother was also arrested but later released on bail.

Comedian Bharti Singh and her husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa were also arrested by the NCB for allegedly possessing and consuming marijuana. Haarsh Limbachiyaa was arrested after being questioned for nearly 15 hours by the NCB.


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