An official said that Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal reached the Regional Office of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) here on Friday for questioning in the drug case. Rampal, who was initially called by the central agency on Wednesday, arrived at the NCB’s Zonal Office at Ballard Estate in South Mumbai at around 11.00 am. The official said that the 47-year-old model-actor will be questioned in a case related to alleged drug use in the Hindi film industry.
His partner Gabriela Demetriades was questioned by NCB officials for two consecutive days. Arjun Rampal’s girlfriend Gabriela Demetriades quizzed NCB for second consecutive day
The top drug law enforcement agency, which has been investigating the case for the past few months, questioned about six hours each on Wednesday and Thursday. The NCB called Rampal and Demetriades on Monday after a search at the actor’s residence in suburban Bandra. The investigation agency seized electronic devices such as laptops, mobile phones and tablets during the search and also questioned Rampal’s driver. On November 11, Arjun Rampal and girlfriend Gabriel Demetriades were summoned by the NCB in a drug investigation
The day before the search at Rampal’s house, NCB arrested the wife of Bollywood producer Feroz Nadiadwala after Ganja was allegedly found at his residence in suburban Juhu. Following the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput in June, NCB launched an alleged drug investigation in Bollywood. The central agency arrested Rajput’s girlfriend, actor Riya Chakraborty, his brother Shovik and some others under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. Riya and some other accused are currently out on bail.
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