KJo Submits Reply to NCB, Claims There Were No Drugs At His Party
The NCB had issued a notice to Karan Johar some time back.
Karan Johar has submitted his reply to the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) after the agency issued him a notice with inquiries into an alleged drugs probe that has been going on since the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, as per a report by PTI. As per media reports, Karan Johar had been asked to explain a video from a party he had thrown at his home in August 2019.
“The notice has been given w.r.t the video which was under circulation. NCB had received a complaint from Manjinder Sirsa in this regard and was marked to Maharashtra Zonal Unit. To check the veracity of the video the notice has been sent", NCB official KPS Malhotra told the publication.
Another officer told PTI that Karan Johar has maintained that there were no drugs at the party.
"Johar was asked to give details of the party. Accordingly, the NCB received a reply on Friday, 18 December, from him. In the reply, Johar maintained that no drug was consumed at the party".NCB officer to PTI
The video clip went viral after MLA Maninder Singh Sirsa claimed that the celebrities in it were high on drugs. The list of celebrities in the now infamous video included Ranbir Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal, Arjun Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor, among others.
Karan Johar had issued a statement back then, saying these reports were slanderous. "These slanderous and malicious statements, news articles and news clippings have unnecessarily subjected me, my family, and my colleagues, and Dharma Productions, to hatred, contempt and ridicule," Johar had said.
(With inputs from PTI)
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