Guwahati: In a big development in the drugs-related case pertaining to the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), probing the alleged Bollywood-drug nexus has summoned actresses Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor and Rakul Preet Singh.
Fashion designer Simone Kambhatta has also been summoned by the apex drug law enforcement agency i in connection with its probe.
They have also called Deepika’s manager Karisma and Sushant Singh Rajput’s manager Shruti Modi for questioning. They will be called in the coming three days.
Karisma has been interrogated by the NCB earlier, along with Jaya Saha. According to NCB sources, the agency has also acquired chats between Jaya Saha and Karishma in which they are discussing drugs.
Deepika’s WhatsApp chats with Karishma were also retrieved by the NCB in which the two were seen discussing drugs. Karishma works with Jaya. Earlier, Jaya’s chats with Rhea Chakraborty about CBD oil were also retrieved by NCB.
So far, the NCB has arrested Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik, Sushant’s house manager Samuel Miranda, personal staff Dipesh Sawant and some others in the case so far.
Rhea, in her statement to the NCB, had confessed that she would party with Sara, Shraddha, Rakul and Sushant at the actor’s Lonavala farmhouse.
Earlier, India Today had revealed that a boatman told the NCB that the late actor used to party at his Lonavala farmhouse. In his statement to the NCB, the boatman, Jagdish Das, had claimed that the farmhouse was a party destination for Sushant, his core team and Bollywood friends like Rhea, Sara, Shraddha, and arrested drug-peddling suspect Zaid Vilatra, among others.
The boatman also alleged that ganja and liquor were common in their island parties.