On Thursday, The Narcotics Control Bureau summoned filmmaker Karan Johar’s close friend and Dharma Productions’ Executive Producer & Director Kshitij Ravi Prasad. Post that, there has been an enormous development in the drug probe angle, The NCB has picked up Kshitij from his Versova apartment after the agency conducted a raid there. As per a report by The Republic, The NCB has confirmed that Kshitij bought huge amounts of drugs regularly.
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When the NCB officials visited his home to raid they seized marijuana and small amounts of weed from his place during searches. He was seen escorted by the agency officials from his residence and was taken to NCB’s Ballad Pier Office.
The NCB officials have also disclosed that as of now Kshitij Ravi Prasad has not been detained or arrested. As Kshitij Prasad was summoned today, he accompanied the NCB official to their office after the raid. However, they also confirmed that the Dharma Producer will be taken into judicial custody after the interrogation as marijuana and other drugs were seized from his place.
Kshitij’s name cropped up in the drugs probe after, Drug peddler Ankush Arneja revealed his name in the interrogation following which he was summoned by the NCB. Ankush had admitted to the NCB many times, that Kshitij procured drugs from him.