Actor Deepika Padukone’s supervisor Karishma Prakash has been summoned for questioning by the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) because the anti-drugs company widens its probe into the alleged Bollywood-drug nexus within the Sushant Singh Rajput case.
Dhurv Chitgopekar, CEO of KWAN expertise administration the place Ms Prakash works, has additionally been summoned to the NCB workplace at present.
Together with these two, Sushant Rajput’s supervisor Shruti Modi and former expertise supervisor Jaya Saha have additionally been requested to hitch the probe. Ms Saha was questioned for 4 hours on Monday.
These summons have been issued in reference to the primary case the company registered primarily based on the retrieved WhatsApp messages from Rhea Chakraborty’s cellular that allegedy revealed conversations on shopping for medication for Mr Rajput, who she dated months earlier than his loss of life on June 14.
The NCB arrested actor Rhea Chakraborty on September 9 after three days of questioning within the drug abuse case. In addition to Ms Chakroborty, 15 others together with her brother have been arrested by the NCB which is investigating over medication angle following Mr Rajput’s loss of life.
In the present day, the judicial custody of the 28-year-old actor was prolonged by 14 extra days until October 6. She and her brother Showik Chakraborty have requested bail from the Bombay Excessive Court docket. The matter will likely be heard by the courtroom tomorrow.
Sources within the anti-drugs company have advised NDTV that Ms Chakraborty has named actors Shraddha Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan throughout questioning within the drug case. The company is more likely to name these actors for questioning this week, they stated.
“Throughout the preliminary investigation within the first case registered primarily based on the retrieved WhatsApp messages of Rhea Chakraborty, few different actors identify have come up together with Sara Ali Khan and Shradda Kapoor. Each will likely be requested to hitch the investigation this week, summons will likely be issued quickly,” an officer concerned within the investigation advised NDTV.
Ms Chakraborty, who’s at the moment housed on the Byculla Jail in Mumbai, has denied the allegations levelled by the NCB that she is an energetic member of a “drug syndicate”.