NCB had arrested the chief producer of Dharma Productions owned by Karan Johar.
The Metropolis Civil and Periods Courtroom on Thursday granted bail to Kshitij Prasad, government producer of Dharma Productions owned by Karan Johar.
Mr. Prasad, who was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), nevertheless, won’t be launched right this moment as he has been implicated in one other case.
Choose G.B. Gurao directed Mr. Prasad to be launched on furnishing a PR bond of ₹50,000 with one or two sureties within the like quantity. The court docket granted him 4 weeks to furnish solvent surety and directed him to attend the workplace of the superintendent of police on first Monday of each month between 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for six months.
Advocate Satish Maneshinde, together with Anandini Fernandes, appeared for him. He was arrested on September 26 and charged with sections 8(c) learn with 20 (b) (ii) A – includes small amount, with rigorous imprisonment for a time period which can lengthen to 2 [one year], or with positive, which can lengthen to ₹10,000, or with each, 27 – Punishment for consumption of any narcotic drug or psychotropic substance, 27A – Punishment for financing illicit site visitors and harbouring offenders, 28 Punishment for makes an attempt to commit offences and 29 Punishment for abetment and legal conspiracy of the Narcotics Medicine and Psychotropic Substances Act.
Mr. Maneshinde mentioned, “Kshitij won’t stroll out of the jail right this moment as he’s been implicated within the second case, which will probably be heard subsequent week on December 3.”
He had beforehand mentioned, “Since September 27, I’ve been harassed and coerced into falsely implicating actors Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Rampal and Dino Morea. I say that within the method I’m being mentally, emotionally and psychologically harassed and abused by NCB.”
Mr. Maneshinde had mentioned NCB officers advised him that since he was related to Dharma Productions, they’d let him off if he implicated both Mr. Johar, Somel Mishra, Rakhi, Apoorva, Neeraj or Rahil, falsely alleging that they consumed medicine.