The Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) has arrested Paul Bartel, a pal of Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal, in a drug-related case in Mumbai. Earlier on Thursday, the NCB had summoned Rampal to seem for questioning in reference to a drug-related case. The actor on Friday arrived on the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) for questioning. Rampal arrived on the NCB workplace round 11.10 a.m. He shall be questioned about his contacts with drug peddlers and the drug utilization, sources mentioned.
The summons to Rampal got here within the wake of his South African mannequin girlfriend Gabriella Demetriades’s questioning for 12 hours on two consecutive days on Wednesday and Thursday as a part of the NCB’s ongoing investigation into the Bollywood-drugs mafia nexus which is below a scanner because the previous three months.
Her brother, Agisialos Demetriades was arrested by the NCB on October 19 in a drugs-related case.
The event comes 4 days after Rampal’s home was raided by the NCB sleuths.
The developments this week began with the Sunday raid at veteran Bollywood filmmaker Firoz Nadiadwala’s dwelling in Juhu and the arrest of his spouse Shabana, who was granted bail on Monday.
The continuing NCB motion is the end result of the probe into the movie star medicine angle that has emerged prominently after the loss of life of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput on June 14.
In addition to, a minimum of 20 individuals, together with actress Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik, a number of narcotics suppliers and drug peddlers have been arrested whereas some Bollywood personalities have been questioned. Rhea, nonetheless, had obtained bail.