Mumbai: Kshitij Prasad, former government producer of Dharmatic Entertainment arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in reference to the medication case associated to the Sushant Singh Rajput dying case, on Monday approached a particular courtroom right here for bail. Prasad was apprehended on September 26 by the NCB, which had beforehand additionally arrested Rajputs associate, actress Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik and a number of other others within the medication case.
All had been booked underneath the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. Rhea Chakraborty is at the moment out on bail.
Prasad, in his bail plea filed earlier than the particular courtroom presiding over instances underneath the NDPS Act, alleged he has been implicated within the case by NCB officers after he refused to present false statements in opposition to Bollywood celebrities like director Karan Johar and others. NCBs senior officer Sameer Wankhede advised Prasad throughout his questioning that he could be let off if he implicated Karan Johar or others from Dharma Productions and provides an announcement that they devour medication, the plea mentioned.
Prasad was briefly related to Dharmatic Entertainment, a sister concern of Johar’s Dharma Productions. When Prasad refused, the NCB officers “humiliated and tormented” him for over two days, the bail petition alleged.
The drug legislation enforcement company had denied ill- treating Prasad in custody and termed allegations on this regard as “mischievous and completely untrue”. “At the tip of the two-day interval, the applicant underneath threats from the officers signed an announcement ready by the NCB following which he was arrested, the plea mentioned.
During the remand proceedings itself, the applicant retracted this assertion and knowledgeable the Justice of the Peace in regards to the method wherein it was recorded, it mentioned. The plea additionally identified that the Bombay High Court has granted bail to 3 of the accused Rhea Chakraborty, Samuel Miranda and Dipesh Sawant.
The bail plea is more likely to be heard on October 14. PTI SP RSY RSY 10122201 NNNN.