Deepika Padukone and Sara Ali Khan flew back to Mumbai from Goa today, a day after they were summoned in a drugs probe related to the Sushant Singh Rajput death investigation.
Two more actors, Shraddha Kapoor and Rakul Preet Singh. It have also been summoned by the Narcotics Control Bureau. In the widening probe into drug allegations related to the film industry.
Deepika Padukone, who was summoned tomorrow, is likely to go for her questioning on Saturday. Also, Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor will be questioned by the NCB. Rakul Preet Singh, who was to appear before the anti-drugs bureau today, will be questioned tomorrow.
Deepika Padukone, 34, was reportedly in Goa for on a film shoot. She returned to Mumbai with her husband, actor Ranveer Singh.
Sara Ali Khan arrived with her mother Amrita Singh and her brother Ibrahim at the airport. She had been in Goa for weeks on a family vacation when the drugs case exploded.
The names of various stars have cropped up in WhatsApp chats. That revealed in the investigation into the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, 34, on June 14. The investigation, involving multiple agencies, has captivated the nation, throwing up almost daily twists. Wild speculation and campaigns on social media.
The Narcotics Control Bureau started its probe based on chats retrieved from the phone of arrested actor Rhea Chakraborty, who dated Sushant Singh Rajput in his final months.
Rhea Chakraborty has been in jail since September 9 on charges of arranging drugs for Sushant Singh Rajput. Her brother Showik Chakraborty and two employees of Sushant Singh Rajput.
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During her interrogation before arrest, Rhea Chakraborty reportedly named stars including Sara Ali Khan and Rakul Preet Singh in connection with drugs use. Her lawyer has denied this claim.
Sara Ali Khan was also Sushant Singh Rajput’s co-star in the film “Kedarnath”; Sushant Rajput developed the drugs habit while shooting the film, according to Rhea Chakraborty’s bail petition before the Bombay High Court.
Deepika Padukone and Shraddha Kapoor were found in WhatsApp chats on the phone of Jaya Saha. Sushant Singh Rajput’s talent manager and a top executive of talent firm Kwan.