In the drugs case, the NCB team questioned actress Rakul Preet Singh today. He was questioned for about 4 hours. According to sources, during this time Rakul Preet confessed that he had a WhatsApp chat with Riya Chakraborty about drugs in 2018. But he refused to take drugs.
Rakul (29) reached NCB Guest House in Colaba at around 10.30 AM. NCB is doing its work from here only. The NCB summoned Rakul in connection with the investigation into the alleged nexus between Bollywood and narcotics.
The official said that during the questioning of Rajput’s girlfriend actress Riya Chakraborty, Rakul’s name came up. The NCB has already arrested Riya and more than a dozen people in the drug case. Riya Chakraborty is currently in judicial custody.
Earlier, Rakul was asked to record the statement on Thursday, but his team claimed that he had not received summons from the NCB. On Thursday, NCB officials went to Rakul, after which he told that he has received summons.
Apart from Rakul, NCB has also called actress Deepika Padukone’s manager Karishma Prakash and Dharma Productions executive producer Kshitij Ravi for questioning on Friday.
The official said that the NCB team had raided Ravi’s house in the western suburb of Versova on Thursday. He said that the team had also searched the house of a TV artist couple. NCB has questioned them.