SSR death case: Sara Ali Khan, Simone, Rakul Preet named by Rhea Chakraborty in drug probe, confirms NCB

The agency on Saturday conducted raids at multiple locations in Mumbai and Goa, arresting six more people as part of its probe into the case.

Written by September 14, 2020 20:59
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New Delhi: In the latest revelation in the drug probe related to Sushant Singh Rajput death case, the names of Sara Ali Khan, Simone Khambatta and Rakul Preet Singh have surfaced during the investigation. No summons issued to these people as of now said Narcotics Control Bureau on the questioning of actor Rhea Chakraborty.

The agency had on Saturday conducted raids at multiple locations in Mumbai and Goa, arresting six more people as part of its probe into the case.

Bandra resident Karam Jeet Singh Anand, alias KJ, was brought in for questioning to the agency’s office in south Mumbai and later arrested. Officials have said Anand is part of the drug syndicate the agency had busted as part of its ongoing investigation.

So far, the NCB has arrested several people in the case including actor Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik, Abdul Basit Parihar, Zaid Vilatra, Dipesh Sawant and Samuel Miranda.

NCB officers also arrested Dwayne Anthony Fernandes and two others from Dadar and after a raid in Powai, Ankush Arenja was arrested. Arenja used to receive contraband from Anand and supply it to arrested accused Anuj Keshwani, according to NCB. The agency also arrested Chris Costa from Goa in the same case.

Rhea Chakraborty

Sara (25), is the daughter of actor Saif Ali Khan and his first wife Amrita Singh – and she is a descendent of the Tagore and Pataudi families. She is grand-daughter of late cricketer and aristocrat MAK Pataudi and actor and former Censor Board chairperson Sharmila Tagore.

Rakul Preet (29) has acted in several Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada films, while Simone (29) is a fashion designer and social media influencer.