The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Sept 25th questioned actor Rakul Preet Singh, Deepika Padukone’s manager Karishma Prakash, and Dharma Productions’ executive producer Kshitij Prasad in the drugs investigations linked to Sushant Singh Rajput’s death. The NCB has asked Karishma Prakash to appear before it again on Saturday, when it would also be recording Deepika Padukone’s statement. All the questioning happened at NCB guest house in Colaba.

The NCB questioned Rakul Preet Singh and Karishma Prakash about the contents of WhatsApp chat which allegedly indicated marijuana was bought for consumption

Rakul Preet Singh – an actor who has been seen in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu films – is being investigated by NCB as part of its probe into alleged Bollywood-drugs nexus. She was among the many personalities named by actress Rhea Chakraborty, Rajput’s former girlfriend, who is under arrest. Chakarborty is in judicial custody till 6th October.Actor Deepika Padukone will be questioned today. Her manager, Karishma Prakash, was interrogated on Friday and she is likely to be called again today. Karishma Prakash’s questioning went on for much longer, almost 7 hours while Rakul Preet Singh’s lasted four hours as per reports. Padukone, along with Shraddha Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan will be recording their statement today.

Dharma Productions’ executive producer Kshitij Prasad was also questioned in the drugs probe linked to Sushant Singh Rajput’s death by suicide. Later on 25th September, Karan Johar released a statement saying he didn’t know Prasad and that he was not his ‘close aide.’ Johar said the media reporting had been ‘distasteful.’

The NCB, which began the inquiry after a drugs angle came to light in connection with Rajput’s alleged suicide, has now widened its investigation and asked a number of Bollywood celebrities for questioning. 34 year old Rajput was found hanging in his apartment in Bandra on June 14.

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