‘Have Nothing to do With Drugs’: Arjun Rampal Post NCB Questioning
Arjun Rampal’s partner Gabriella has been questioned for two days.
Arjun Rampal was on Friday, 13 November, questioned for over six hours by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in relation to the drugs probe that has been ongoing since the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Post the questioning, Rampal said that the substances found during a NCB raid on his residence were part of a prescription, clarifying that he has nothing to do with drugs, NDTV reported.
"I am fully cooperating with the investigation. I have nothing to do with drugs. The medicine found at my residence was prescribed. The prescription has been found and handed over," Rampal reportedly said.
Rampal also praised the NCB officers for "doing a good job" and added that he was fully supporting them, according to the report.
The actor was photographed earlier in the day as he made his way to the NCB office in Mumbai.
Arjun's partner Gabriella Demetriades was questioned by the probe agency on Wednesday and Thursday. The NCB is investigating alleged use of drugs in Bollywood following actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death.
Sources had told The Quint that electronic gadgets had been seized from Arjun Rampal’s Mumbai residence during a search a few days back.
The NCB has also arrested an Australian architect Paul Bartel in a drug-related case. As per a report by mid-day, Bartel's name came up during the questioning of Agisilaos Demetriades, Gabriella's brother.
(With inputs from NDTV.)
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