Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal has become the latest person-of-interest by The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). Raids were conducted on Monday at the Mumbir residence and office premises by NCB officials.
In another twist, the wife of film producer Firoz Nadiadwala and four other drug dealers was arrested by NCB in a drug-related case on Sunday. Suspects were subjected to medical examinations in relation to the case. It is believed that Firoz Nadiadwala has been summoned by the NCB for questioning. These suspects have been produced before Court to be remanded into custody.
On Sunday, NCB searched the house of film producer Nadiadwala and arrested his wife Shabana Saeed in connection with a drugs-recovery case.
The NCB said 10 gram of ganja was seized during the search, which was allegedly procured from another accused named Wahid Abdul Kadir Sheikh.
“A team of NCB officials intercepted one Shabana Saeed, wife of Firoz A Nadiadwala, from her home and searched her house in presence of two independent witnesses. This is a follow-up operation in connection with a case wherein a total of 717.1 gram of ganja, 74.1 gm charas and 95.1 gm MD (commercial quantity) were seized, along with Rs 3,58,610 cash, and four people were arrested,” said an official release issued by the NCB.
Sameer Wankhede, Zonal Director of the NCB, Mumbai, confirmed the arrest of Saeed.
“During the search, 10 gram of ganja, which was procured from accused Wahid Abdul Kadir Sheikh, was recovered. The said Shabana Saeed was issued a notice under Section 67 of the NDPS Act and after recording her statement, she was placed under arrest on November 8,” the release said.
Earlier South African national Agisilaos Demetriades had been arrested in connection with the Bollywood drug probe . Demetriades is the brother of actor Arjun Rampal’s girlfriend Gabriella Demetriades, tap here for more