Narcotics Control Bureau investigation in Bollywood on drug abuse is getting faster day by day. On 18 October, Agisilaos Demertriades was arrested by the NCB. He is brother of Gabriel Demetriades, partner of Arjun Rampal. Earlier today, the bureau raided and searched Rampal’s residence. Now, according to reports, Gabrielle has been called by the NCB on 11 November. Arjun Rampal has also been asked to appear in the investigation and has been called to appear before the NCB on 11 November. Bollywood Drug Probe: After Feroze Nadiadwala, Arjun Rampal’s Mumbai residence was discovered by the Narcotics Control Bureau.
So far, more than 20 arrests have been made by the NCB in a drug investigation launched on the basis of a CBI investigation into Sushant Singh Rajput’s death. Sushant’s girlfriend Riya Chakraborty was also arrested. He was released on bail after a month of detention in Baikula jail. According to the report, NCB has stated that Agicillos used to supply drugs and they have evidence to break into the racket. He was granted bail by the court but his passport was confiscated by the authorities.
Bollywood producer Feroz Nadiadwala is also on the radar of NCB. His residence was first searched by NCB. Feroze’s wife Shabana Saeed was arrested on Sunday. He is accused of purchasing 10 grams of hemp from drug pedal Wahid Abdul Qadir Sheikh. Feroz Nadiadwala’s wife, who was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau in a drug-related case, will be taken for medical examination.
Deepika Padukone was also questioned in a drug investigation as suspicion arose after a chat with her manager Karishma Prakash. Karishma resigned from her job in October, before she was called again by the NCB, when the NCB found 1.7 grams of Hashish and three vials of CBD oil at her residence.
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