Solicitor Basic Tushar Mehta, showing for NCB, mentioned the Excessive Court docket made sure very “wide-ranging observations” concerning the NDPS Act and they’re going to make it very troublesome for the company to prosecute and guarantee a conviction.
The Supreme Court docket Thursday advised the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) that it must problem the Bombay Excessive Court docket order granting bail to actor Rhea Chakraborty in a drugs-related case if it wished to assail adversarial remarks made within the judgment.
A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde took notice of the submission of Solicitor Basic Tushar Mehta, showing for NCB, that the probe company was not urgent in opposition to the grant of bail to the actor.
The legislation officer mentioned the excessive court docket made sure very “wide-ranging observations” concerning the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act and they’re going to make it very troublesome for the company to prosecute and guarantee a conviction.
“You can not problem the bail order observations without difficult the bail order itself,” mentioned the bench which additionally comprised Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian.
Mehta then mentioned the NCB would amend the petition and problem the bail order as properly.
The High Court had granted bail to Rhea Chakraborty on October 7 final yr and directed her to deposit a private bond of Rs 1 lakh.
It had, nonetheless, rejected the bail plea of her brother Showik Chakraborty, additionally an accused within the case, and alleged drug peddler Abdel Basit Parihar.
Rhea Chakraborty, her brother, and other accused were arrested in September final yr by the NCB in reference to its probe into the medication angle associated to the case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s loss of life.
Rajput, 34, was discovered hanging in his condominium in suburban Bandra on June 14 final yr.
The excessive court docket, whereas granting bail to Rhea Chakraborty and two others, directed them to deposit their passports with the NCB and to not go away the nation without permission of the particular NDPS court docket.