The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Wednesday said that it has summoned Bollywood actors Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor, Rakul Preet Singh and fashion designer Simone Khambatta for questioning in a drug-related case. Deepika, who was in Goa to shoot for an upcoming film, left for Mumbai on Thursday. Deepika, along with her manager Karishma Prakash, has been called for questioning on September 25 and Sara and Shraddha have been called on September 26. Rakul has skipped questioning today and will join the probe on Friday. Simone Khambatta was questioned by the NCB for over four hours on Thursday. Deepika has acknowledged the summons and had submitted for joining investigation on Saturday. Tomorrow Rakul Preet and Karishma Prakash will be joining the investigation, say NCB sources.
Bombay High Court on Thursday adjourned hearing in bail pleas of Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik till September 29. Rhea's judicial custody was extended for another two weeks and the actress will be in jail till October 6. She and her brother Showik Chakraborty had requested bail from the Bombay High Court. Rhea was arrested on September 8 on drug charges linked to the Sushant Singh Rajput death investigation.