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Karisma was also questioned twice by the NCB last month. Once, sitting in front of Deepika, he asked a question and answer – file photo
- He did not appear for questioning, even after being summoned twice by the Bureau of Narcotics Control.
- Karisma was summoned for questioning on Wednesday, NCB officials waited all day but she did not show up.
Actress Deepika Padukone’s manager Karisma Prakash Prakash has applied for anticipatory bail in Mumbai’s NDPS court to avoid arrest. She did not appear before the investigating agency even after being summoned twice by the Narcotics Control Bureau. He was later charged under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act on Thursday.
On Tuesday, the NCB team recovered 1.8 grams of drugs from Karishma’s house. After that, Karisma was summoned by the NCB for investigation on Wednesday. NCB officials waited for him all day. However, he did not appear.
Very few drugs were recovered from the house
Although the drugs recovered from Karisma’s house are in very small quantities, she could be arrested for it. According to NCB sources, three bottles of CBD oil were also seized from Karisma’s house. If convicted, they could face up to one year of rigorous imprisonment or a fine of up to Rs 10,000 or both.
Karisma was not at home during the raid
The NCB raided Karisma’s house on Tuesday and found some drugs there. However, Karisma was not at home at the time of this action. So the NCB submitted the summons outside his house. The investigation revealed that Karisma was in regular contact with drug dealers. The house that Karisma has stepped on is her second home. It is said that they keep coming here. But his lawyer has denied that he lives here.
The NCO has questioned Karisma 2 times in the past. Karisma was once questioned by Deepika Padukone.
Deepika and Karisma come up in the drug chat
Last month, a conversation between Deepika and Karisma about drugs was published. Deepika used the words ‘hash’ and ‘weed’ in the chat on 28 October 2017. The term hash is being used for hashish and wade hamp.
How is Deepika-Karisma’s name in medicine connection?
Karisma Prakash works at the celebrity management company ‘Kwan’. The company provides talent directors to more than 40 Bollywood celebrities. Riya Chakraborty’s manager Jaya Saha also works for the company. Jaya Karishma Sr. Jaya has been interrogated several times by NCB, CBI and ED teams. During the investigation, NCB came to know about the chat between Jaya and Karisma. After that the matter reached Deepika.