After arriving from Hyderabad on Thursday evening, Rakul Preet Singh was snapped leaving her residence on Friday morning for NCB questioning. The actress had initially not disclosed whether she was in Hyderabad or Mumbai and denied receiving any summons. On Thursday, a NCB official confirmed the development that Rakul had acknoweldged the summons.”Yes, Rakul Preet Singh has acknowledged the summons and updated her latest address: Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) official,” tweeted ANI.
Mumbai: Actor #RakulPreetSingh arrives at NCB SIT office. She was summoned by Narcotics Control Bureau to join the investigation of a drug case, related to #SushantSinghRajputDeathCase. pic.twitter.com/RnkOFyRL3C
— ANI (@ANI) September 25, 2020
The actress’ name reportedly came up during the interrogation of Rhea Chakraborty who named her, Sara Ali Khan and designer Simone Khambatta. However, Rhea’s lawyer Satish Maneshinde has denied all such claims stating that Rhea did not reveal any names during the course of her interrogation.
CNN News 18 had reported earlier that Rakul is expected to face questions like: did you procure drugs from Rhea Chakraborty, did you attend alleged drug parties at Sushant Singh Rajput’s farmhouse and do you know people who consume and supply drugs.
The actress was snapped on Thursday evening at the airport as she arrived from Hyderabad. Apart from her, Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor have also been summoned.