Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal.

Actor Arjun Rampal has sought time until December 22 to look earlier than the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). The Central agency had summoned him once more to query him in reference to the Bollywood medication case. NCB had already questioned Rampal and his associate Gabriella Demetriades prior to now and had additionally arrested Gabriella’s brother within the case.

An NCB officer confirmed the event on Wednesday. A senior NCB officer stated, “The facts revealed by the actor previously in his statement contradict the information revealed by the other accused. Also, there are new facts that have emerged during the ongoing investigation, hence he needed to be questioned again.”

Last month, the Central anti-narcotics company had carried out a search at Rampal’s residence in Bandra and had seized electronics devices and a few medication that are restricted beneath the NDPS Act. He was then questioned for almost seven hours on November 13.

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His associate Demetriades was questioned twice after she was held accountable for the narcotics. NCB concerned Rampal and Demetriades within the investigation after they found the involvement of Demetriades’ brother Agisilaos Demetriades in drug circumstances and located that he was in contact with many Bollywood celebrities, stated an NCB officer.

Agisilaos was arrested on October 17 from a resort at Lonawala. NCB officers recovered 0.eight grams of a black-coloured sticky substance presupposed to be cannabis (charas). Alprazolam tablets have been additionally present in a search at his Khar residence.

Officials stated Agisilaos was in fixed contact with a number of drug peddlers who allegedly provided medication to Rhea Chakraborty’s brother Showik and others individuals arrested for his or her alleged involvement within the drug case associated to dying of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, stated NCB officers.

Electronic proof confirmed that he was in contact with Dipesh Sawant and Samuel Miranda, who’re linked with Rhea and Showik Chakraborty.

NCB, which has been investigating the drug angle into late actor Rajput’s dying, has until now arrested 28 individuals, together with Bollywood celebrities like comedienne Bharti Singh and her husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa.

Previously, high actors like Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor and Rakul Preet Singh have additionally been questioned by the NCB officers.

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