NCB Sends Notice To Karan Johar About The Alleged Drug Party At His Home Last Year

Hanima Anand |Dec 18, 2020, 9:20

The party involved big stars in the industry namely Deepika Padukone, Ranbir Kapoor, Malaika Arora and her boyfriend Arjun Kapoor. Karan insisted people defaming him.

Alleged drug party at Karan Johar’s home

Months after the allegations of Karan Johar holding drug parties at his home, Narcotics Bureau Control has just sent him a notice and asked this Bollywood producer to explain about the alleged drug party in July, 2019. At the event, people could see many famous names in the industry in a seemingly drugged state, including Deepika Padukone and Malaika Arora.

Malaika Arora Arjun Kapoor And Karan Johar
The Bollywood couple Malaika and Arjun maintain a close relationship with Karan Johar.

The movement from NCB is related to the on-going anti-drug investigation after the death of Sushant Singh Rajput.

During the probe, several Bollywood actresses have been summoned, such as Deepika, Shraddha Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan. However, there’s no evidence of these heroines consuming the illegal powder yet. Only Deepika’s ex-manager was interrogated again and again in relation to the incident.

Statements from Karan Johar earlier

In fact, Karan Johar once mentioned the party in September this year. He released a public statement to insist that the reports of consuming drugs in his party were ‘slanderous’ and ‘malicious.’

Karan Johar
The producer refers to previous reports on drug consumption as baseless and malicious.

The producer affirmed he did not consume drugs as well as not promote narcotics consumption. The reports of the alleged drug party targeted him, his family and colleagues at Dharma Productions to contempt and hatred.

Here’s his full statement back then:

"These slanderous and malicious statements, news articles, and news clippings have unnecessarily subjected me, my family, and my colleagues, and Dharma Productions, to hatred, contempt and ridicule. I would like to unequivocally once again state that I do not consume narcotics and I do not promote or encourage consumption of any such substance."

Previously, Karan Johar was claimed to know Anubhav Chopra and Kshitij Prasad who were being investigated for narcotics consumption and distribution. However, Johar said he did not know any of these two men, calling media reports as baseless.

He further clarified that these people used to join companies that link to Dharma Productions for independent projects in the past.

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NCB anti-drug probe

For your information, NCB has arrested the biggest drug dealer Azam Sheikh Jumman whose clients are many Bollywood personalities. He is also believed to relate to Sushant Singh Rajput drug case.

Azam Sheikh Jumman Arrested By Ncb
Azam Sheikh Jumman was arrested by NCB officials last week.

NCB will continue to investigate his Bollywood clients and inform the public.

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