Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has called actor Ananya Panday for questioning once again on Monday, October 25. The 22-year-old Bollywood star arrived at the NCB office along with her father Chunky Panday on Friday after the probe agency summoned her for questioning in connection with the Mumbai cruise drug case.
“She has been called again on Monday morning, questioning will be done. Further procedure will take place: Ashok Mutha Jain, NCB DDG said.
When asked if the actor gave any information regarding the numbers of drug peddlers sent by Aryan Khan, Jain said, “I’ve no such info as of now. ”
Panday was summoned by the NCB on Thursday also. During the questioning on Thursday, the actor denied the allegations of supplying and consuming drugs.
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As per the NCB sources, Ananya denied the allegation of supplying drugs to Aryan Khan, who is an accused in the case, and said that she has never consumed the drugs.
“The chats recovered from Aryan Khan’s mobile phone reveal that in the year 2018-19, she helped supply drugs to Aryan thrice by providing him the numbers of drug dealers,” NCB sources told ANI.
“Ananya denied the supply related talks in the chat conversation and told the NCB officials that she has never consumed or supplied the drugs,” they added.
Ananya Panday was summoned by NCB today in connection with the Mumbai cruise raid case as well on suspicion of drug consumption. The summon was issued based on the chats recovered from Aryan Khan’s mobile.
Earlier on Thursday, an NCB team was seen at Ananya Panday’s house, following which, the actor was summoned by the probe agency at its office. Later, Ananya Panday, along with her father Chunky Panday, reached NCB’s office.
Meanwhile, one more drug peddler was detained by NCB on Friday morning in connection with the cruise drug case. The probe agency has conducted six raids or searches in Mumbai and nearby areas in the last two days in connection with the cruise drugs case, said sources.
An NCB team busted an alleged drugs party on the Cordelia Cruise ship which was on its way to Goa at mid-sea on October 2.