Sushant Singh Rajput case: Rakul Preet Singh’s legal team responds to NCB’s summons; the actress to appear before the agency tomorrow – Times of India
Earlier in the day, it was reported that her team has claimed that they have not received any summons from the NCB. But even NCB released an official statement and updated that Rakul has responded to their summons.
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ANI shared the statement of the NCB on Twitter that read, “Yes, Rakul Preet Singh has acknowledged the summons and updated her latest address.”
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Earlier, the NCB officials said, “Summon was issued to Rakul Preet Singh yesterday. We tried to contact her through various platforms, but she has not responded yet.”
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Rakul was supposed to join the interrogation today along with designer Simone Khambatta. Apart from Rakul, NCB has also issued summons to Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan. Reports suggest that Deepika will be appearing before the NCB on September 25 while Sara and Shraddha will be seen at the NCB office on September 26. Simone has reached the NCB office for interrogation in connection to drugs case related to Sushant Singh Rajput’s death probe.
Earlier, Rakul had approached Delhi High Court against media trial, after her named surfaced in the drugs case. ANI had shared an update on Twitter that read, “Bollywood actor Rakul Preet Singh, whose name also surfaced in drugs-related matter in Sushant Singh Rajput death probe, approaches Delhi High Court against media trial. She through her lawyer submitted that media reports being run in contravention with I&B Ministry guidelines.”
The update further read, “Delhi High Court directs Centre, Prasar Bharati and News Broadcasters Association to consider Rakul Preet Singh’s plea as a representation and expeditiously decide it including any interim directions that ought to be issued.”