Mumbai , Sept 24 : Bollywood actresses Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan are on their way in chartered flights and Shraddha Kapoor is already in Mumbai after they have been summoned by the Narcotics Control Bureau’s (NCB) in the drug related probe in the Sushant Singh Rajput case.
Deepika has been called for questioning on Friday .
NCB, which began its investigations after a drugs angle came to light in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s alleged suicide, has now widened its investigation and asked these A-list’ celebrities to “join the probe”.
The names of these celebrities’ came up during the interrogation of some persons who were questioned earlier .
Sushant’s talent manager Jaya Saha was questioned by the NCB on Monday. During her questioning, the NCB got information about many persons allegedly having an active role in the Bollywood-drug nexus.
NCB sources told PTI, that some WhatsApp conversations purportedly discussing drugs are on the radar of the agency.
Some of these chats were purportedly between Padukone’s manager Karishma Prakash and one “D”.
Padukone’s manager Karishma Prakash was summoned to join the investigation, but she sought time due to ill health, he said, adding she was exempted from appearance till Friday.
The NCB has so far arrested more than 12 people, including Rajput’s girlfriend and actress Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik Chakraborty, in connection with the probe into the drugs angle in the case of the actor’s death.
Sushant Rajput (34) was found hanging at his home in Bandra area on June 14.
( With PTI inputs)