The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), is currently investigating the Drug angle in Late Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput‘s Death Case. Popular Bollywood actresses Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, and Shraddha Kapoor were questioned in the case by the agency on Saturday. The NCB has not yet given a clean chit to the actresses and has seized their phones. According to the latest reports, NCB hasn’t yet found any link between Deepika, Sara, and Shraddha and Drug Peddlers yet.
According to NCB sources, they will be summoned again only if any strong evidence is found during the investigation. As per a Mumbai Mirror report, When the NCB team questioned Deepika about her drug chat with her manager Karishma Prakash, she denied consuming drugs. Deepika said that she is talking about cigarettes in the chat. Deepika said that hash, weed, and maal are code words that people use in their circle for cigarettes. Like Deepika, Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor have also denied taking drugs.
“When we enquired Kapoor about her CBD Oil (cannabidiol) WhatsApp chat, she said it was for external use. Legally, preparations made from extract or tincture of Indian hemp, except those which are only for external use, are covered as per the provisions of the NDPS Act,” Mumbai Mirror quoted an NCB official Saying.
The NCB official further revealed that the agency is scanning Deepika, Shraddha, and Sara’s mobile phone data. “As of now, we are relying on technical evidence. No seizure has been made. No links of these actors with any peddler have surfaced so far. Their statements will be presented before the court later.” the official added.
The NCB unearthed a potential drug racket in Bollywood while investigating the drug angle in Sushant’s death. His girlfriend, Rhea Chakraborty, was arrested earlier this month under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substance (NDPS) Act for procuring drugs and is in judicial custody till October 6.