Actor Arjun Rampal has been summoned by the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) on Friday for questioning in reference to a drug-related case. His girlfriend, mannequin and entrepreneur Gabriella Demetriades, has been known as in for a second spherical of questioning. She appeared earlier than the company on Wednesday as properly.
On Monday, NCB officers raided Arjun’s residence and a few digital devices have been seized. The company then issued summons to the actor and his girlfriend.
Sameer Wankhede, the zonal director of NCB, informed The Occasions of India, “Gabriella has been known as once more because the investigation continues to be not full. We have now now informed Arjun Rampal to seem earlier than NCB on Friday.”
Final month, Gabriella’s brother Agisilaos Demetriades was arrested by the NCB in Lonavala. He was allegedly in contact with drug peddlers who equipped medicine to Rhea Chakraborty’s brother Showik and others arrested within the Sushant Singh Rajput case.
An NCB officer mentioned that 0.8 gram black color sticky substance, presupposed to be charas, was recovered from him. Alprazolam tablets have been additionally present in a search at his residence in Khar.
“Demetriades was dealing in quite a lot of medicine. Digital proof confirmed that he was in contact with Dipesh Sawant and Samuel Miranda, who’re linked with accused Rhea and Showik Chakraborty,” an officer informed Hindustan Occasions.
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The NCB stumbled upon a possible drug racket in Bollywood whereas probing the medicine angle within the loss of life of Sushant. Actors Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan and Rakul Preet Singh have been summoned in September and their telephones have been seized by the company for additional investigation.
On Sunday, producer Firoz Nadiadwala’s spouse, Shabana Saeed, was arrested by the NCB after officers discovered 10 grams of marijuana in a raid at her dwelling. She was granted bail on Tuesday.
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