SRK’s Manager Visits NCB Office In Mum; Not Quizzed Say Officials


By: Anand Singh
Updated: October 23, 2021 15:19

MUMBAI: A day after the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) questioned Bollywood actor Ananya Panday, daughter of actor Chunky Pandey in a drugs case related to Aryan Khan, Pooja Dadlani, manager of superstar Shahrukh Khan also appeared before the drug-law enforcement agency.

A senior NCB official, wishing not to be named, said that no statement has been recorded and that she was asked to come for some clarification.

Shahrukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan was arrested along with seven others on October 3, a day after the NCB raided a Goa-bound luxury cruise ship from Mumbai port. Also Read: EXCLUSIVE: ‘No WhatsApp Chat Referring To Ganja Between Ananya Panday And SRK’s Son Aryan Khan

Dadlani arrived at the NCB office at the time given to her and went inside straight away avoiding the media questions.

According to NCB officers related to the probe, Dadlani was asked to depose before the agency as they wanted to clarify some details with her.

Earlier, on Friday evening, Shahrukh Khan’s bodyguard had come to the NCB office with some documents. This was after the NCB team went to Mannat, residence of Shahrukh Khan, on Thursday afternoon for documentation work in connection with the case involving his son.

The NCB has till date arrested 20 people in connection with the case. The NCB has also questioned Bollywood actor Ananya Panday for over six hours in the last two days and have asked her to appear again on Monday.

The NCB had refuted the media reports claiming there were WhatsApp chats of Ananya Panday and Aryan Khan discussing Ganja. Also Read: Ananya Panday Questioned For 4 Hours By NCB, Asked To Appear Again On Monday

A Mumbai Special NDPS court had on Wednesday rejected the bail application of Aryan Khan and others and on Thursday also extended their judicial custody till October 30. After the rejection of the bail application, Aryan Khan’s lawyers have approached the Bombay High Court and the matter has been listed for hearing on October 27.

Even last year, while probing the drugs case involving Sushant Singh Rajput case, the NCB has questioned several Bollywood celebrities like Deepika Padukone, Shradha Kapoor and Rakul Preet Singh.

The NCB had also questioned the manager of Deepika Padukone in connection with the drugs case.

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