Rakul Preet Singh reaches NCB office to record statement in drugs case

Sunday, 27 Sep, 2020

Actress, Sara Ali Khan, Rakul Preet Singh and designer, Simon Khambatta's names have popped up.

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has confronted Deepika Padukone about her alleged chat about the drugs in the WhatsApp group with her manager Karishma Prakash, an employee of KWAN.

Deepika will also be questioned if she still consumes drugs, who all were there at the Koko club in 2017 when she asked Karishma to bring drugs.

Shraddha's name surfaced in the drug nexus after her drug chats with Jaya Saha (Sushant's former talent manager) were recovered by the investigating team. The actress is all set to appear before the NCB on September 26, 2020.

According to NCB's KPS Malhotra, "There are questions that whether Ranveer Singh is joining investigation with Deepika". "The officer further said that in her questioning Rhea had allegedly said the reference to the doob was a reference to marijuana", the national daily's report reads.

Extra security has been deployed for Deepika outside the NCB office. The couple had arrived Mumbai airport last night after boarding a chartered flight from Goa.

On being asked about what the actors were quizzed about, Jain said, "Details of investigation can not be disclosed, however, their recorded statements will be placed before the court tomorrow morning".

According to the sources no decision has been taken by NCB yet on the application.

Veteran poet, lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar on Friday took a jibe at news television channels that have been highlighting a house party organised by Karan Johar a year ago. The NCB had summoned Deepika's manager, Karishma Prakash but she had sought time citing the reason of her ill health. However, NCB clarified on Friday that it did not receive any such request. She said, 'we reached around 3 pm in the afternoon.