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Mumbai: Special court allows drug case accused to take online exam

A SPECIAL court has allowed an application filed by an accused in the drugs case in which 20, including actor Rhea Chakraborty, have been arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), and permitted him to appear for an online examination. Abdel Basit Parihar, who is studying architecture at a city college, had submitted before the court that he has an online examination Thursday, scheduled between 2 pm and 3.30 pm. The 23-year-old was arrested on September 3 in connection with the supply chain of drugs leading to late actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Parihar’s bail plea was rejected by the Bombay High Court on Wednesday. Alisha Parekh, the lawyer representing Parihar, submitted on Tuesday that since it is the petitioner’s last semester, if not

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