Mumbai: A particular NDPS court docket right here on Thursday rejected the pre-arrest bail plea of Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone’s supervisor Karishma Prakash in a drug case linked to the dying of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
Fearing arrest within the drug-related probe into the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, Karishma Prakash had filed an anticipatory bail application earlier than the Narcotic Medication and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS) court docket in October final yr.
After listening to in depth submissions made by each defence and prosecution, particular decide VV Widwans rejected her plea for anticipatory bail. The court docket, nonetheless, stayed the order until August 25 to permit Prakash to strategy the Bombay Excessive court docket.
The Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) has been probing the alleged nexus between drug peddlers and Bollywood celebrities which got here to mild after Rajput’s dying in June final yr. The CBI is individually probing Rajput’s dying case.
Prakash’s identify cropped up throughout interrogation of one of many arrested drug peddlers. The central company has to date arrested greater than 20 individuals as a part of its investigation into the drug case. Many of the accused, together with the late actor’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty, are out on bail at present.