Actor Arjun Rampal has been summoned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Friday for questioning in reference to a drug-related case. His girlfriend, mannequin and entrepreneur Gabriella Demetriades, has been called in for a second round of questioning. She appeared earlier than the company on Wednesday as nicely.
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, advised The Times of India, “Gabriella has been called again as the investigation is still not complete. We have now told Arjun Rampal to appear before NCB on Friday.”
Last month, Gabriella’s brother Agisilaos Demetriades was arrested by the NCB in Lonavala. He was allegedly in contact with drug peddlers who provided medication to Rhea Chakraborty’s brother Showik and others arrested in the Sushant Singh Rajput case.
An NCB officer stated that 0.8 gram black color sticky substance, presupposed to be charas, was recovered from him. Alprazolam tablets have been additionally discovered in a search at his residence in Khar.
“Demetriades was dealing in a variety of drugs. Electronic evidence showed that he was in touch with Dipesh Sawant and Samuel Miranda, who are linked with accused Rhea and Showik Chakraborty,” an officer advised Hindustan Times.
The NCB stumbled upon a possible drug racket in Bollywood whereas probing the medication angle in the demise 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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