September 14, 2020 3:41:39 pm
BJP MP and actor Ravi Kishan Monday claimed Bollywood has been grappling with drug habit and praised the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) for its “very good work”.
Elevating the problem in the course of the Zero hour in Lok Sabha, Kishan stated that medicine are being smuggled from China and Pakistan and that there’s a “conspiracy by the neighbouring nations to destroy the youth.
“We know the problem of drug trafficking and drug addiction is increasing. In this conspiracy, our neighbouring countries are involved… Drugs come to this country via China and Pakistan. Our film industry too is affected,” the BJP MP advised the Decrease Home.
With out mentioning the actor Rhea Chakraborty, the Bhojpuri star additionally appreciated the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) for clamping down on offenders.
“Several people have been apprehended, NCB is doing very good work. I urge central govt to take strict action, apprehend the culprits soon, give them befitting punishment and bring an end to conspiracy of neighbouring countries,” Kishan added.
The MP’s comment comes amidst NCB’s probe of the drug angle in actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise case. The company has arrested a number of folks together with Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik and Sushant’s home supervisor. It has to date made 10 arrests within the case with three accused presently out on bail.
Rhea, who’s presently lodged in Byculla ladies’s jail, has claimed in her bail plea, which was rejected by a particular courtroom, that there was no cost of consumption, possession or seizure of medicine in opposition to her and Showik and that the NCB is “deliberately vague and silent” on the quantity of financing, quantum of medicine and sort of medicine she is alleged to have procured and financed.
She has additionally claimed that she has been subjected to investigation by three businesses, together with a “substantial media trail”, which has taken a extreme toll on her psychological well being.
Earlier, the Central Crime Department of Bengaluru Police has additionally arrested Kannada movie actor Ragini Dwivedi on fees of affiliation with a world drug peddling racket that revolved round supplying psychedelic medicine to prospects at big-ticket occasions like rave events.
(Inputs from PTI)
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