Mumbai, September 23
Madhu Mantena Verma, a famous producer, who gave blockbusters like “Udta Punjab” and “Ghajini”, deposed earlier than the Narcotics Control Bureau on Wednesday in a drugs-related case because the NCB widened its probe into the demise of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
Verma arrived on the NCB workplace right here for questioning a day after he was summoned for questioning as his title cropped up throughout the questioning of a number of different folks in the previous few days.
Verma has produced a number of blockbuster movies like “Udta Punjab”, “Queen”, “Ghajini”, “Raktha Charitra” to call a number of.
The federal company on Tuesday questioned Kwan Talent Management Agency CEO Dhruv Chitgopekar. The company additionally questioned Sushant’s expertise supervisor Jaya Saha for the second time on Tuesday. Both of them have been questioned for over six hours.
Saha has been requested to look earlier than the NCB once more on Wednesday and the sources mentioned that she might be confronted with Verma.
The CBI has additionally recorded the assertion of Saha and Sushant’s supervisor Shruti Modi on a number of events throughout the ongoing probe. Senior NCB officers associated to the probe on Tuesday mentioned that it has additionally summoned Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone’s supervisor Karishma Prakash within the case. However, she didn’t be a part of the probe on Tuesday.
The company can be ready to summon Bollywood actors Shraddha Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan, Rakul Preet Singh and clothier Simone Kabhatta.
The NCB has registered a case underneath a number of sections of the NDPS Act on the request of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) after the monetary probe company discovered a number of alleged chats of Sushant’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik discussing medication.
Rhea, Showik, Sushant’s home supervisor Samuel Miranda, Sushant’s private workers Dipesh Sawant together with 17 others have been arrested by the NCB within the case until date.
A Mumbai court docket on Tuesday despatched Rhea and Showik to judicial custody until October 6. Sushant was discovered lifeless in his Bandra flat on June 14.
Besides the NCB, the CBI and the ED are additionally probing the demise case of the 34-year-old actor. IANS