Mumbai: Dressmaker Simone Khambata reached the NCB visitor home right here on Thursday morning to seem earlier than the company in reference to its probe into an alleged Bollywood-drugs nexus, an official mentioned.
Khambata’s title cropped up within the questioning of some individuals in the course of the Narcotics Management Bureau’s (NCB) probe into the matter.
She reached the NCB visitor home at Colaba in south Mumbai round 9.30 am, the official mentioned.
Apart from Khambata, the NCB has additionally summoned actor Rakul Preet Singh and expertise supervisor Shruti Modi to seem earlier than the probe staff on Thursday, he mentioned.
Rakul Preet Singh in her official assertion she has “not received the alleged summons either at Mumbai or Hyderabad so far”.
Nevertheless,NCB officers mentioned the actress has been issued summons.
She was contacted by varied platforms, together with a cellphone quantity which is out there with the company. However, there was no response from her up to now, the official mentioned.
Some WhatsApp chats of the individuals who have been questioned earlier by the NCB urged dialogue about medication, he mentioned.
The NCB, which started the probe after a medication angle got here to gentle in reference to actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s alleged suicide, has now widened its investigation and requested some ‘A-list’ celebrities of the Mumbai movie business, to “join the probe”, an official mentioned on Wednesday.
Earlier, NCB sources had claimed that there was a “reference” to Rakul Preet Singh and Sara Ali Khan within the assertion of Rajput’s girlfriend and actor Rhea Chakraborty, who has been arrested within the case.
The NCB on Wednesday summoned actors Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan and Rakul Preet Singh, amongst others, for questioning.
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