The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Monday carried out a search on the residence of actor Arjun Rampal as a part of it probe into alleged drug use in Bollywood and in addition requested him to look earlier than the company on November 11, an official mentioned. Electronic devices have been seized in the course of the search on the home of the 47-year-old actor in suburban Bandra, mentioned the central company official.
Summons was additionally issued to Rampal, asking him to look earlier than the drug regulation enforcement company on November 11, he mentioned. The NCB additionally questioned the motive force of the model-turned -actor for a number of hours on Monday, the official mentioned.
Meanwhile, Bollywood producer Firoz Nadiadwala, whose spouse was arrested on Sunday for alleged drug possession, appeared earlier than the NCB on Monday to report his assertion, he mentioned.
Nadiadwala reached the NCB workplace within the afternoon for questioning, the official mentioned. He was summoned by the anti-drugs company on Sunday, however he failed to look.
The NCB arrested Nadiadwala”s spouse after ganja was allegedly discovered at their residence in suburban Juhu.
On Sunday, a staff of NCB sleuths searched the residence of the Nadiadwalas and seized 10 grams of ganja, officers mentioned, including the contraband was procured from one Wahid Abdul Kadir Sheikh alias Sultan who was arrested earlier.
“We have arrested Firoz Nadiadwala”s wife under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. Further investigation is on,” an official mentioned on Sunday.
The NCB has to this point arrested 5 individuals, together with Nadiadwala”s spouse, throughout its newest crackdown on drug peddlers and their purchasers.
A complete of 727.1 gram ganja, 74.1 gram charas, 95.1 gram MD and Rs 3,58,610 in money have been seized until now from the accused, the official added.
The NCB began its probe into alleged drug use in Bollywood after the dying of actor Sushant Singh Rajput in June on the premise of WhatsApp chats involving medicine.
The central company had earlier arrested Rajput”s girlfriend, actress Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik, some workers of the late filmstar and some others underneath numerous sections of the NDPS Act.
Rhea Chakraborty and another accused are at the moment out on bail.
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