The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has summoned actor Deepika Padukone’s manager Karishma Prakash and talent management agency’s CEO Dhruv Chitgopekar in connection with it’s into the drug cartel case being probed by the anti-narcotics agency. As per the NCB official, both of them will be interrogated on Tuesday afternoon.Also Read - Sportsmen And Their Alleged Bollywood Affairs: From Yuvraj-Deepika to Hardik-Parineeti | Watch Video
Dhruv is the CEO of KWAN talent management agency and Karishma Prakash is employed with the agency. A top Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) official related to the probe said, “We have summoned Prakash, who works as a manager at Kwan and its CEO Dhruv”. The official said that they have been summoned as some whatsApp chats showed they were allegedly involved in the drug case. Also Read - Deepika Padukone Recalls Battling Depression And How Her Mother Realised 'The Crying Wasn't Usual'
Besides Prakash and Dhruv, the NCB has also summoned Sushant’s former manager Shruti Modi and talent manager Jaya Saha for more questioning. NCB is likely to arrest Jaya Saha in connection with the drug cartel case. Also Read - Fighter Starring Deepika Padukone, Hrithik Roshan Goes on Floor, Netizens Can't Control Happiness
Meanwhile, Rhea Chakraborty has been sent to 14-day judicial custody till October 6 by the special NDPS court on Tuesday. Rhea and Showik Chakraborty will again apply for their bail. The NCB has already arrested Sushant’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik, Sushant’s house manager Samuel Miranda, personal staff Dipesh Sawant and over 15 others in the case so far.
The NCB has registered a case on the request of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) after the alleged drug chats of Showik, Miranda and several others came to the fore.
Meanwhile, in a significant development, the names of Bollywood celebrities like Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor, Rakul Preet Singh and Simone Khambatta have emerged in the NCB probe into the drugs angle surrounding the mysterious death of Sushant, official sources said.