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Arjun Rampal summoned by NCB again, told to appear on Dec 16

Updated on: 15 December,2020 12:39 PM IST  |  Mumbai
Faizan Khan | faizan.khan@mid-day.com

The NCB had conducted raids at Arjun Rampal's house on November 9 and found a banned drug

Arjun Rampal summoned by NCB again, told to appear on Dec 16

Arjun Rampal at the NCB office in Ballard Estate. File Pic/Suresh Karkera

Actor Arjun Rampal was summoned again on Tuesday by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) for questioning in connection with the drugs case linked to actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

He has been asked to appear before the anti-drug agency on December 16 (Wednesday).

The NCB had conducted raids at Arjun Rampal’s house on November 9 and found a banned drug. The Ministry of Finance had banned the drug under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act in 2018 after a massive smuggling racket was busted.

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Following the raids, he was questioned by the NCB officials on November 13 for over seven hours. Speaking to the press after recording his statement, Rampal had said that he submitted a valid prescription for the tablets that were found at his house.

In his statement, Rampal said, "I have nothing to do with drugs, now even the NCB is satisfied. I have submitted a valid prescription of the tablets found at my residence. The officers are really doing a good job. They are asking about those who are linked to the cases being investigated. It's wrong to malign someone's image and I am cooperating with the agency."

Also Read: Drugs Case: Banned Tablets Recovered From Arjun Rampal's Home During Search By NCB

Rampal’s partner Gabriella Demetriades was also questioned by the agency for two consecutive days.

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