The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) had summoned Karishma Prakash, Deepika Padukone’s manager, a few days back, however, Prakash, reportedly remains untraceable and has not replied to the notice. As per reports, the NCB has now handed over summons to her mother and her employers, the owners of Kwaan talent agency. Prakash is yet to record her statement about alleged drugs which were seized from her residence. The reports state the employees of KWAAN Talent Agency have also been summoned.
Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has summoned the employees of KWAAN Talent Agency. Also, Karishma Prakash, manager of actor Deepika Padukone, who was recently summoned by NCB, has not responded to the summons till now. She is untraceable: NCB official. #Mumbai pic.twitter.com/Hk7xfeRO6g
— ANI (@ANI) November 2, 2020
Karishma was summoned in connection with the drug probe linked to Sushant Singh Rajput’s death and an alleged racket in the film industry. She was to appear before NCB on Wednesday.
Previously, the federal agency had searched her residence in Mumbai’s Versova. The NCB reportedly recovered 1.7 grams of hashish and three bottles of Cannabidiol (CBD) oil from there. According to the reports, NCB wanted to question Prakash regarding her WhatsApp chats which had conversations about drugs. She was earlier questioned in September.
Prakash came into limelight after a series of WhatsApp conversations had gone viral where Deepika Padukone was found allegedly asking for hash (or hashish, a drug made from the cannabis plant) from a certain person, who many believe to be her manager, Karishma Prakash.
What You Should Know
- Karishma Prakash, Deepika Padukone’s manager was summoned by NCB a few days back. She is untraceable and has not replied to the notice.
- The NCB recovered 1.7 grams of hashish and three bottles of Cannabidiol (CBD) oil from Prakash’s House.
- The NCB has now handed over summons to her mother and her employers, the owners of Kwaan talent agency.
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The Probe So Far
Twenty-three people have been arrested so far for their allegedly involved in the drug case in Bollywood. Rhea Chakraborty, one of the prime accused in the case, was arrested initially but later released on bail.
During earlier interrogations, NCB had questioned Deepika Padukone among several other people. NCB had also summoned Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan to appear before them earlier, for questioning in connection with the drug case.
In addition, NCB also interrogated actor Rakul Preet Singh and celebrity fashion designer Simone Khambatta.
Picture Credits: Dainik Bhaskar
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Shivangi Thapa is an intern with SheThePeople.TV