The Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) is in search of 9-day custody of Kshitij Prasad in Bollywood drug controversy. Kshitij, who’s an ex-Dharmatic Leisure worker, has been arrested by the NCB. Dharmatic Leisure is the sister firm of Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions.
After two days of questioning and seizing marijuana from Kshitij Prasad’s residence, the NCB arrested him on Saturday (September 26). The agency found Kshitij’s connection with many drug peddlers. In line with the sources, Kshitij was evasive to most questions and subsequently his custodial interrogation is essential. He’s intently related to Ankush Arneja, who has already been arrested by the NCB. Ankush runs a excessive profile kitchen in south Mumbai.
After Kshitij Prasad’s identify cropped up within the drug probe and his reference to Karan Johar was established, the filmmaker took to social media to distance himself from the controversy. He launched a press release during which he defined that he does not know Kshitij personally.
On Friday, the NCB additionally questioned Anubhav Chopra, who’s an in depth buddy of Kshitij. He additionally labored with Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions.
Distancing himself from the 2, Karan Johar stated within the assertion, “I want to state that a number of media/information channels have been airing information studies that Kshitij Prasad and Anubhav Chopra are my aides/shut aides. I want to place on file that I have no idea these people personally and neither of those two people are aides or shut aides,” Karan Johar stated.
He went on so as to add, “Neither I, nor Dharma Productions will be made accountable for what individuals do of their private lives. These allegations don’t pertain to Dharma Productions.”
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) September 25, 2020
After Kshitij’s affiliation with Karan was established, there have been studies that the NCB will now examine the filmmaker’s 2019 social gathering, the place it was alleged that movie stars consumed medication. Nonetheless, now, the NCB has clarified that they are not going to probe the alleged drug party. The social gathering was attended by among the largest names in Bollywood, together with Deepika Padukone, Ranbir Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal, Shahid Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Zoya Akhtar and Ayan Mukerji, amongst others.
Coming again to Kshitij Prasad, of their investigation, the NCB has came upon that he used to ask Ankush Arneja, a drug peddler arrested by the company, for medication who would get it delivered by different peddlers, Sanket Patel and Anuj Keshwani, who’re additionally within the NCB’s custody. The chats retrieved by the NCB reveal that Kshitij would procure hash and MDMA.