New Delhi: A ‘drug angle’ surfaced during the investigation into the case of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death. The NCB has initiated a massive crackdown against the use of banned drugs in Bollywood and on 25 September questioned the talent manager Karishma Prakash of Rakul Preet Singh and Deepika Padukone. At the moment, the agency is questioning Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan.
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Allegedly, Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor have made major revelations regarding the case. Both actresses revealed that the ‘Kedarnath’ actor used to take drugs in his vanity van and also during the shooting break. Both Sara and Shraddha reveal that they saw Sushant Singh Rajput taking drugs.
The ‘Aashiqui 2’ actress also informed NCB officials that ‘Kai Po Che!’ But there was a party. The actor’s farmhouse in Pavana but refused to take any drugs.
Reportedly, Deepika Padukone also confessed to her ‘drug chat’ but denied consuming any drugs.
Rakul Preet Singh was interrogated for nearly 4 hours on 25 September where she denied any substance abuse but confessed to her ‘drugs chat’ with Riya Chakraborty. He further stated that there is no contact with drug peddlers. NCB will re-call the ‘De De Pyaar De’ actress for questioning if needed.
NCB officials termed Dharma Productions executive producers Kshitij Ravi Prasad and Deepika Padukone’s manager Karishma Prakash as part of their investigation into the alleged Bollywood drugs case.
Meanwhile, NCB has arrested Dharma Productions manager Kshitij Prasad today. Apart from him, the agency has already arrested Riya Chakraborty, Shovik Chakraborty, Samuel Miranda, Sushant Singh Rajput’s personal employee Dipesh Sawant and 16 others in the case. Riya, Shoik, Miranda and Sawant are placed in judicial custody. The officer said that Deepika’s alleged chat with her manager Prakash while discussing drugs with her in October 2017 brought her under scrutiny, Shraddha and Sara’s role surfaced after Saha’s interrogation.
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