Arjun Rampal grilled by NCB for 7 hours; actor says, “I have nothing to do with drugs”
On Friday, Arjun Rampal was interrogated by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in a drug-related probe for around seven hours. The central probe agency also questioned Arjun’s partner Gabriella Demetriades on Wednesday and Thursday and also arrested his friend Paul Bartel.
As per a report by PTI, Arjun Rampal told reporters, “I have nothing to do with drugs. I have prescription for the medicine which was found at my residence and the prescription has been handed over to NCB officials. I am cooperating with the investigation and the NCB officials are doing a good job.” He came out of the NCB’s zonal office at around 6 pm.
An NCB official said that Arjun had reached the office in Ballard Estate at 11 in the morning.
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As per reports, Arjun’s friend Paul, a foreign national has links with Arjun’s girlfriend Gabriella’s brother Agisilaos Demetriades who was already arrested by NCB in the drugs case. NCB raided Arjun’s residence in suburban Bandra on Monday and had seized laptops, mobile phones and tablets.
The drug angle cropped up after NCB started interrogating Sushant Singh Rajput‘s drug angle case post his death. Post that, names of many stars like Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor and others came in the drug nexus of Bollywood. They were even interrogated by the NCB.