Four NCB officials probing Sushant Singh Rajput's drug case, one arrested accused, test COVID-19 positive

Updated: 20 September, 2020 07:27 IST | Vishal Singh | Mumbai

Two officers are in hospital, two in home quarantine; accused is at JJ Rohan Talwar, who has been arrested, also tested COVID-19 positive, and has been admitted to JJ Hospital. NCB Deputy Director KPS Malhotra confirmed this

Sushant Singh Rajput's girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty was arrested by the NCB in connection with the drug case
Sushant Singh Rajput's girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty was arrested by the NCB in connection with the drug case

Four officials of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), which is investigating the drug angle in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case, have tested COVID-19 positive. Apart from this, an accused arrested in the case has also been found to have contracted COVID-19.

According to the NCB, some employees working in the Mumbai NCB office felt feverish, after which they were examined. Among the employees found positive, two have been admitted to the hospital and the rest are in home quarantine. An NCB officer said, "Yes, some employees have tested positive, and we are awaiting the report of some others." However, zonal director Samir Wankhede said that there are no positive cases reported among the SIT, which is investigating the drug case. Another official said, "Employees who have been found positive, are not symptomatic."

Rohan Talwar, who has been arrested, also tested COVID-19 positive, and has been admitted to JJ Hospital. NCB Deputy Director KPS Malhotra confirmed this.

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First Published: 20 September, 2020 07:15 IST

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