New Delhi: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has fastened its investigation into the alleged Bollywood drugs nexus. After interrograting Deepika Padukone, NCB is likely to summon three leading male actors of the industry in connection with the drug cartel case related to Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case. According to sources, the three actors, who are under the NCB scanner, have worked with actress Deepika Padukone.
The three big names are among the A-listers of the industry, who are likely to receive summon by the drug probe agency very soon. The names of the three male actors start with the initials S, R and A respectively as per the media reports. ‘A ‘ was involved in procurement of drugs and passing them further to R and S. The NCB is expected to issue summons to them after they collect valid evidence.
On 26 September, NCB examined Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor and Rakul Preet in connection with the drugs case. The four actresses denied consuming any narcotics substance during the NCB interrogation.
Deepika Padukone was Padukone after her WhatsApp chats with manager Karishma Prakash surfaced during the investigation. The NCB officials questioned her for five-and-a-half-hours on Saturday (September 26), but she denied consuming any drugs; however, she acknowledged her ‘WhatsApp Drugs chat’ when confronted with manager Karishma Prakash. She also said that she is the admin of the WhatsApp group, which came under the radar of the NCB.
Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor, who have worked with Sushant Singh Rajput in ‘Kedarnath’ and ‘Chhichhore’ respectively, also denied taking drugs. Sara reportedly said that her relationship with Sushant ended in 2019. During her four hour-long interrogation, Shraddha Kapoor said that she saw Sushant consuming drugs when he was in his vanity van.
The NCB has so far arrested 20 people in the case including Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik