NCB seizes contraband from residence of Deepika Padukone’s manager Karishma Prakash, summons her for questioning
The Narcotics Regulate Bureau (NCB) on 27 October raided a place of abode of Karishma Prakash, the chief of Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone, right here and seized a small amount of cannabis, an reputable stated.
The NCB, which is probing alleged nexus between drug peddlers and Bollywood celebrities which got here to gentle after actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide, has summoned Prakash on Wednesday to “sign up for the probe”, he stated.
Prakash was once wondered by way of the NCB final month.
Cannabis weighing 1.eight grams was once recovered all through a seek at Prakash’s area within the Versova house previous within the day, the NCB reputable stated.
The hunt was once performed on a selected tip-off, he stated.
Prakash’s title cropped up within the interrogation of one of the vital arrested drug peddlers, stated the reputable.
Whilst NCB officers claimed that the Versova condo was once Prakash’s 2nd place of abode the place she used to stick, her legal professional denied that she stayed there.
Statements of Deepika and fellow actors Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor, and Rakul Preet Singh, amongst others, have been additionally recorded by way of the NCB final month.
The Central company has thus far arrested 23 individuals as a part of its investigation within the drug case related to Rajput’s demise. His female friend Rhea Chakraborty is out on bail now. She has asked the Bombay Prime Court docket to brush aside a petition filed by way of Rajput’s two sisters to quash the FIR lodged towards them for forging and purchasing faux scientific prescriptions for his or her brother.
Chakraborty is accused of abetting the suicide of Rajput.
The actress, who’s the complainant within the case towards Rajput’s sisters Priyanka Singh and Meetu Singh, filed a sworn statement within the HC on Tuesday opposing their plea and stated the allegations towards them are severe.
Chakraborty additionally stated for the reason that probe within the case towards Rajput’s sisters is at a nascent level, time must be given to the investigating company.
Rajput (34) died by way of suicide in his Bandra condo on 14 June.
(With inputs from Press Believe of India)
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