Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor not to be summoned again: NCB
New Delhi : The statements from the actors Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor have been taken by the NCB on Saturday. Mutha Ashok Jain, DDG, Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), has said that the actor are not likely to be summoned again.
According to a news report, Deepika Padukone broke down thrice during the questioning by NCB officials. The actor, along with fellow actors Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor, was questioned by NCB in relation to the alleged drugs use in Bollywood.
Deepika Padukone has returned to Mumbai from Goa, where she was shooting for an upcoming movie. She was summoned by NCB. She was the first of the three actors to reach the office of NCB in Colaba. She reached around 9:45 am and reportedly left the place at 3: 30 pm.
According to a report in India Today, the Bajirao Mastani actor broke down thrice during the interrogation. She was asked by NCB officials not to play the ‘emotional card’. The actor accepted the WhatsApp chats with her manager Karishma Prakash but denied consuming narcotic substances.Deepika was confronted with Karishma during questioning, sources said.
Meanwhile, Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor have also denied consuming drugs during their questioning session. While Sara and Shraddha were questioned at the NCB’s zonal office at Ballard Estate, Deepika was questioned at a guest house in Colaba, an official of the central agency said.
The statements of the three actors were recorded in the drugs probe linked to Sushant Singh Rajput’s death and an alleged Bollywood-drugs nexus.
Till date, 18 people have been arrested in the case by NCB officials.