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Kshitij Ravi Prasad was arrested by the NCB on Saturday. He is said to be a former employee of Karan Johar’s company.
- Kshitij Ravi Prasad Karan has worked at Johar’s company Dharmet Entertainment
- The court remanded Kshitij to remand on charges of possession and supply of drugs
Producer Kshitij Ravi Prasad, who was arrested in a drug case, has severely accused the Bureau of Narcotics Control. He reportedly told the court that he was pressured by the NCB to take drugs from Kors Johar and other religion production officers. However, the investigating agency denied the allegations and said that the investigation was carried out professionally.
Harijan was arrested on Saturday
Actress Rakul Preet Singh named Kshitij Ravi Prasad in the NCB investigation. He was then questioned for about 24 hours on Friday. He was arrested on Saturday and produced in a Mumbai court on Sunday, from where he was remanded in NCB custody till October 3.
Accused of keeping and supplying drugs on the horizon
There are allegations of possession and supply of drugs against the horizon. A small quantity of drugs was recovered from his house during the NCB operation. Harijan, however, said he had no contact with any drug peddlers and was being implicated in the case.
Lawyer Satish Manshinde defended Harijan
Harijan was protected by lawyer Satish Manshinde. He complained to the NCB that his client Kshitij Prasad had just received a butt of dried cigarettes from his home, yet he was tortured to the third degree. Satish further alleged that the authorities had asked Kshitij to include the names of Karan Johar, Soman Mishra, Rakhi, Apurba, Neeraj, Raheel in their statement, which they denied.
What do you have to say about the horizon?
Karan Johar recently issued an official statement denying reports of drug use in his party. In the statement, he also spoke about his relationship with Kshitij Prasad.
He wrote, “Kshitij Ravi Prasad was associated with Dharmi Entertainment, a partner of Dharma Productions in November 2016. He is what you do in life.”