Discrepancy in Arjun Rampal's Statement, Can Be Called Again: NCB

Rampal has been summoned in connection to an ongoing drugs probe since Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

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Arjun Rampal has been questioned by the NCB in relation with an ongoing investigation into drug use in Bollywood.
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Actor Arjun Rampal appeared before the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in Mumbai on Monday, 21 December, to record his statement in a drugs case, as per a report by ANI. After the questioning, Sameer Wankhede, Zonal Director of the Narcotics Control Bureau, Mumbai, told ANI, "There was a discrepancy in Arjun Rampal's statement. He can be called for questioning once again".

Rampal had been summoned on 16 December by the NCB, but he had sought time to appear before the agency.

This was the second time the actor was quizzed by the agency in relation to the drugs probe that has been ongoing since the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

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    Arjun Rampal at the NCB office in Mumbai.(Photo: Viral Bhayani)
    Arjun Rampal at the NCB office in Mumbai.
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    Arjun Rampal at the NCB office in Mumbai.(Photo: Viral Bhayani)
    Arjun Rampal at the NCB office in Mumbai.
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    Arjun Rampal at the NCB office in Mumbai.(Photo: Viral Bhayani)
    Arjun Rampal at the NCB office in Mumbai.

Arjun Rampal was first summoned on 13 November and was questioned for six hours. In a statement to the media, he had said that the substances found during an NCB raid at his residence were part of a prescription, and clarified that he has nothing to do with drugs, NDTV reported. "I am fully cooperating with the investigation," he had said.

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