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More than 18 people arrested in Bollywood drug case: Narcotics Bureau

NCB on Saturday arrested Dharma Productions executive producer Kshitij Ravi Prasad in connection with the drug case

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Narcotics Control Bureau | Sushant Singh Rajput | drugs

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Rakul Preet Singh
Bollywood actress Rakul Preet Singh arrived in Mumbai from Bengaluru on Thursday, to appear before the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) which is probing the drugs angle in the death of Sushant Singh Rajput.

More than 18 people have been arrested so far by the (NCB) in connection with Bollywood drug case, Mutha Ashok Jain, Deputy DG, South-Western Region of NCB said on Saturday.

The statements of Karishma Prakash, Sara Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone and Shraddha Kapoor have been recorded, he said.

"The statements of Karishma Prakash, Sara Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone and Shraddha Kapoor have been recorded. Kshitij Prasad has been placed under arrested after questioning. No fresh summon has been issued today. We have arrested more than 18 people," Jain said.

NCB on Saturday arrested Dharma Productions executive producer Kshitij Ravi Prasad in connection with teh drug case.

The NCB had launched an investigation into the case after it received official communication from the Enforcement Directorate (ED), which was investigating the money trail related to actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case. In the investigation, many revelations surfaced including various chats related to drug consumption, procurement, usage and transportation.

The ED had on July 31 registered an Enforcement Case Information Report in the late actor's death case after an FIR was filed by Rajput's father KK Singh against Rhea Chakraborty in Bihar on July 28. Rajput was found dead at his Mumbai residence on June 14.

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First Published: Sun, September 27 2020. 07:25 IST
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