In keeping with sources, Deepika Padukone cried thrice throughout questioning by the Narcotics Management Bureau officers on Saturday.
Narcotics Management Bureau officers are eyeing massive drug peddlers after questioning Bollywood actresses Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan. Officers additionally mentioned that no new summons have been issued at present.
MA Jain, Deputy Director-Normal of NCB mentioned, “18 to 19 folks have been arrested to date. Many of the bails are within the excessive court docket. We’ll submit the statements taken at present earlier than the court docket”.
He added that Kshitij Prasad can be produced earlier than the court docket tomorrow morning through video conferencing. “Karan Johar’s celebration video has no connection to this case,” he mentioned.
Earlier, Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor left the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) workplace after being grilled for over 5 hours. Each the actress have denied consuming medicine.
In keeping with the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) sources, Sara Ali Khan has denied consuming medicine. Nonetheless, she confessed her closeness to Sushant Singh Rajput whereas taking pictures her debut movie Kedarnath. The actress additionally instructed the NCB officers that she visited Sushant’s farmhouse and events, mentioned sources.
Deepika Padukone has left the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) workplace. The actress was grilled for greater than 5 hours. She was summoned by the NCB in Bollywood drug probe. She arrived on the NCB workplace at 9:45 am at present. Deepika’s supervisor, Karishma Prakash, has additionally left the company workplace.
Deepika Padukone has admitted that she mentioned medicine with Karishma Prakash within the WhatsApp chat retrieved by the Narcotics Management Bureau. The actress was grilled by the NCB at present. Earlier, Karishma was additionally questioned within the drug probe. The 2 girls have been additionally made to confront one another by the NCB officers.
10.55 pm: NCB sources mentioned Deepika Padukone broke down thrice throughout questioning on Saturday. Nonetheless, NCB officers instructed her to not play ’emotional card’, and inform the reality.
She has accepted that the chats about medicine are hers however has denied consuming or supplying medicine to anybody else.
NCB officers didn’t ask her any questions in relation to Sushant Singh Rajput’s loss of life or Rhea Chakraborty.
10.50 pm: Rakul Preet has moved the Delhi Excessive Courtroom searching for interim instructions to make sure that the media doesn’t broadcast any programme or publish, print or flow into any article referring to her within the medicine case.
Bollywood Actor Rakul Preet Singh has moved Delhi Excessive Courtroom searching for an interim course to the respondents to make sure that the media doesn’t broadcast any programme or publish, print or flow into any article or write-ups referring to her in drug case.
— ANI (@ANI) September 26, 2020
Rakul’s name surfaced during the NCB investigation in Sushant Singh Rajput loss of life case.
Within the software, she mentioned she was in Hyderabad for a movie shoot and on the night of September 23, she was shocked to see media studies that NCB has summoned her to look earlier than it in Mumbai the subsequent morning in reference to the drug case.
Nonetheless, she had not acquired any summons both on her Hyderabad handle or Mumbai handle and remained in Hyderabad.
The plea claimed that the media began operating faux information to the impact that the actress who was in Hyderabad had supposedly reached Mumbai on September 23 night for the NCB investigation.
It mentioned she acquired the summons on the morning of September 24 by WhatsApp after which she appeared earlier than the NCB the subsequent day to help within the investigation and gave her written assertion as to the info in her information.
The appliance claimed that the media continued to maliciously broadcast and publish faux information towards her.
10.01 pm: The NCB has seized Sara Ali Khan’s cell phone as a way to collect clues within the medicine probe. This cellphone can be despatched for forensic investigation.
Throughout interrogation, NCB additionally requested Sara for her cell phone utilized by her within the years 2017 and 2018.
Nonetheless, she mentioned that she is not conscious the place these telephones are and therefore couldn’t present them.
9.55 pm: The NCB has additionally seized Deepika Padukone’s cell phone for extra clues. Her supervisor Karishma’s cellphone has additionally been taken into possession by the officers. NCB has additionally seized the cell phones of Jaya Saha, Rakul Preet and Simon Khambata.
8.15 pm: NCB’s particular investigative workforce could go away for Delhi on Monday. A full report of the investigation can be submitted to the Director-Normal of NCB.
8.08 pm: Sources have revealed that the Narcotics Management Bureau is eyeing some massive peddlers after grilling Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor on Saturday. The NCB could also be making ready for an enormous seizure or raid for medicine. The company can also be centered on revert investigations.
7.45 pm: Kshitij Prasad has been booked underneath part 27A (Punishment for financing illicit visitors and harbouring offenders) of the Narcotic Medication and Psychotropic Substances Act.
He labored as an government producer with Karan Johar’s Dharmatic Leisure. Kshitij was detained on Friday. He was summoned for questioning by the NCB on Thursday. Nonetheless, as he was in Delhi, he joined the investigation on Friday. A small amount of marijuana was seized by the NCB from Kshitij’s house.
7 pm: NCB officers mentioned that no new summons have been issued at present and that the statements of Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor and others questioned at present have been recorded and can be reviewed. NCB has additionally clarified that they don’t seem to be investigating Karan Johar’s 2019 celebration.
In the meantime, Kshitij Prasad can be produced earlier than the court docket tomorrow morning through video conferencing.
Kshitij Prasad on the NCB workplace at present.
5.45 pm: Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor go away the NCB workplace. They have been questioned for over 5 hours.
Sara Ali Khan leaves NCB workplace.
Shraddha Kapoor leaves NCB workplace.
4.20 pm: Sources say that Sara Ali Khan has refuted the allegations that she consumed medicine. She has confessed to her closeness to Sushant Singh Rajput whereas taking pictures for Kedarnath. She admits to smoking cigarettes however denies consumption of medication. The actress has additionally confessed visiting Sushant’s farmhouse and events. As of now, she has not responded to the allegations levelled by Rhea Chakraborty.
4.05 pm: Deepika Padukone leaves the NCB workplace. Her supervisor, Karishma Prakash, has additionally been relieved by the NCB for at present.
4.00 pm: Senior NCB official KPS Malhotra leaves the workplace after questioning Deepika Padukone.
3.35 pm: The questioning of Deepika Padukone ends. The actress was grilled for five hours by the NCB. She’s going to quickly go away the NCB workplace. The actress is unlikely to be known as once more for questioning.
3.00 pm: Shraddha has denied consuming medicine through the NCB questioning. The company officers, nevertheless, are usually not happy along with her solutions.
2.50 pm: The NCB arrests Karan Johar’s former worker Kshitij Prasad after two days of questioning. He used to work as an government producer with Dharmatics Leisure. In keeping with NCB officers, Kshitij allegedly organized medicine on a number of events.
1.25 pm: Deepika Padukone admits discussing medicine with Karishma Prakash on WhatsApp. The actress was confronted along with her supervisor by the NCB.
1:00 pm: Sara Ali Khan arrives for questioning on the NCB workplace.
12:20 pm: Deepika Padukone is being confronted along with her supervisor, Karishma Prakash. Through the questioning on Friday, Karishma confessed to the WhatsApp drug chats.
12.05 pm: Sara Ali Khan leaves for the NCB workplace from her house. Earlier, she was known as in at 10:30 am at present. Nonetheless, she sought time from the NCB. She was then requested to report at 12:30 pm.
11.45 am: Shraddha Kapoor arrives on the NCB workplace. She has been summoned for questioning in Bollywood drug probe.
10.50 am: Deepika Padukone’s supervisor, Karishma Prakash, arrives on the NCB workplace. She was grilled for hours on Friday. A WhatsApp chat, between the actress and the supervisor, was retrieved by the company the place they’re seen discussing medicine. The chats have been from 2017.
9.45 am: Deepika Padukone has reached the NCB workplace for questioning. The actress was known as in by the NCB officers at 10 am. A workforce of 4 NCB officers is grilling the actress.
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Deepika Padukone had left her house in Mumbai within the wee hours at present to keep away from media. She reached the NCB workplace on time. The actress was not accompanied by her actor husband, Ranveer Singh.
On Thursday, the NCB grilled Kshitij Prasad, who labored as an government producer at Karan Johar’s Dharmatic Leisure. Earlier, his Mumbai house was raided by the company and medicines have been seized. Kshitij was in Delhi when he was summoned by the NCB. He reached Mumbai on Friday. Kshitij has been detained by the NCB for additional questioning. The company questioned one other former-Dharma Productions worker, Anubhav Chopra, on Friday.
Distancing him from the drug controversy, Karan Johar released a statement on social media Friday night time. The filmmaker mentioned that he does not know the lads in query personally. “I wish 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 wish to place on report that I have no idea these people personally and neither of those two people are aides or shut aides,” Karan Johar mentioned.
The NCB is prone to examine Karan Johar’s alleged drug celebration, which was held in 2019. The celebration was attended by the who’s who of Bollywood, together with actors like Deepika Padukone, Vicky Kaushal, Ranbir Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Zoya Akhtar, Shahid Kapoor and Malaika Arora, amongst others. The celebs will be summoned by the NCB quickly.
Coming again to Deepika, the NCB revealed that the actress was the admin of a WhatsApp group for drug chats. Jaya Saha and Karishma Prakash confessed of being a part of the group. Karishma’s WhatsApp chats with Deepika have been retrieved by the NCB. Within the chats, they’re seen discussing medicine.
Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor’s identify cropped up within the drug controversy after a boatman instructed the NCB that Sushant Singh Rajput used to celebration at his Lonavala farmhouse. In his assertion to the NCB, the boatman, Jagdish Das, had claimed that the scenic location was a celebration vacation spot for Rajput, his core workforce and Bollywood mates like Rhea Chakraborty, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor, and arrested drug-peddling suspect Zaid Vilatra, amongst others.
Rhea Chakraborty, in her statement to the NCB, also confessed that she would party with Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor, Rakul Preet Singh and Sushant Singh Rajput on the Lonavala farmhouse.