Ex-Dharma man Kshitij Prasad remanded to NCB custody till October 3

Updated: 27 September, 2020 19:51 IST | IANS | Mumbai

Prasad has been accused of procuring narcotics from a businessman and is directly or indirectly connected with several peddlers or suppliers who have been arrested in the ongoing case investigations so far

former Dharma Productions executive Kshitij R. Prasad. Pic/Pallav Paliwal
former Dharma Productions executive Kshitij R. Prasad. Pic/Pallav Paliwal

A Mumbai court on Sunday remanded former Dharma Productions executive Kshitij R. Prasad to the custody of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) till October 3, officials said here.

Prasad has been accused of procuring narcotics from a businessman and is directly or indirectly connected with several peddlers or suppliers who have been arrested in the ongoing case investigations so far.

However, he has denied all the charges against him and claimed that he was being framed in the case.

A former employee of Dharma Productions, Prasad was nabbed on Saturday evening by the NCB after his sustained interrogation subsequent to his name cropping up during the probe of the other accused.

He was produced before a Magistrate Court by the NCB seeking his remand for nine days, but the court granted remand for six days till October 3.

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First Published: 27 September, 2020 18:30 IST

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