A month ago
Rakul Preet Singh reached the NCB office around 10.30 am for questioning.
- After cutting off a drug racket in Hyderabad, Rakul was made the brand ambassador of Telangana’s anti-drug program.
- When it came to light that Riya Chakraborty had named Rakul in the drug case, he approached the High Court.
Bureau of Narcotics Control is questioning actress Rakul Preet Singh in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case. Riya Chakraborty reportedly took his name before the investigating agency, after which he was summoned. Telangana BJP spokesperson Krishna Sagar Rao said Rakul was the brand ambassador of the Telangana state’s anti-drug program.
As soon as Rakul’s name came up, Rao was targeted
When news broke that Riya Chakraborty had named Rakul Preet Singh in the drug case, Telangana’s Krishna Sagar Rao. Chandrasekhar Rao questioned the government and demanded an investigation against the drug alliance in the state. “Ironically, Tollywood actress Rakul Preet Singh is the brand ambassador of Telangana and is campaigning against drug addiction at state government-sponsored events,” he said.
Brand Ambassador was created in 2017
A number of Tollywood personalities, including actor Ravi Teja, Subaraju, director Puri Jagan and actor-producer Charmi Kaur, were also investigated in a drug case after a drug rank was leaked in Hyderabad in 2013. It is said that at that time, the state government appointed actress Rakul Preet Singh as the brand ambassador of the state’s anti-drug program.
The stock reached the High Court against the media trial
NCB sources claimed that Rakul Preet Singh suddenly came to the fore last week after the names of Sara Ali Khan, Rakul Preet Singh and fashion designer Simon Khambata were revealed in the Riya Chakraborty drug case.
After that, the actress approached the Delhi High Court against the media trial. The High Court had hoped that the media would exercise restraint in news related to Rakul Preet Singh in Riya Chakraborty’s case.
He then refused to be summoned
As of Thursday morning, Rakul Preet Singh was saying that he had not received a summons from the NCB. However, the NCB later said that Rakulpreet had agreed to accept the summons. They have also updated their address. Earlier, on the issue of non-receipt of summons, the NCB had said that attempts were made to communicate with the actress through several platforms, but it could not be done. He was also called, but received no response.