Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal again summoned by NCB on Wednesday

Prominent Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal who had acted in more than forty movies and interrogated on 13th November in NCB office after a raid conducted in his Mumbai house by anti narcotics agency, has been again summoned on Wednesday by the Narcotics Control Bureau after allegedly receiving some fresh clues from the arrested drug peddlers.

According to the latest news reports, the NCB has during its protracted investigations (that started after the CBI and ED probes into the suicidal death of Sushant Singh Rajput in June 14,) arrested more than twenty persons connected with drugs’ peddling with Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, Sarah Ali Khan’s and SSR’s girlfriend Rheah Chakraborty having been quizzed. However, Rhea Chakraborty, popular comedian Bharti Singh and her husband n few others are out of jail on bail.

The NCB had during the raid at the house of Arjun Rampal had confiscated certain electronic gadgets like lap tops etc and her girl friend Gabriella Damtriades was also interrogated for two days last month’s and her brother Agisilaos Demetriades was arrested by NCB n put behind bars after it was revealed that he was in touch with several Bollywood personalities etc. Rampal’s another friend Paul Bartel was also arrested by the NCB in a case pertaining to Drugs says news reports.

While the India’s premier investigative agency CBI and enforcement directorate who had come into picture initially to probe the suicidal death of SSR has finished their respective probes, Narcotics Control Bureau Mumbai is still continuing with its in-depth investigations in order to reach to the main culprit illegally supplying drugs in Bollywood and allegedly connected to high profile film actors.

It may be recalled that during the earlier investigations with regard to SSR’s suicidal death by hanging in his Bandra house, the enforcement directorate found connection of Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik n SSR’s friends involved in procuring drugs leading to further clues the chain of which is still continuing n the NCB probe still in progress despite CBI and ED out of the picture.

The media hype in this case resulted in the involvement of three agencies with the CBI finally stopping it’s probe in SSR’s death terming it to be a clear-cut case of suicide.

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Sunil Negi

Sunil Negi is a senior journalist and president of Uttarakhand Journalists Forum ( Regd). He usually writes on socio political subjects and have been contributing articles in print media for the last several years. Mr. Sunil Negi had been felicitated by All India Achievers conference's Pride of India and excellence awards apart from several other recognitions. He has translated a book on ecological disaster of Uttarakhand of June 2013 and edited and published two editions of Uttaranchal's Who's Who.

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