Drug Case: Rakul Preet Singh Reaches ED Office For Questioning
After Charmee Kaur, Rakul Preet Singh Reaches ED Office in Drug Case, Puri Jagannadh may be called again
Actress Rakul Preet Singh on Friday arrived at the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office in Hyderabad. This is in connection with the 2017 drugs case. Earlier film director Puri Jagannadh had appeared before the agency officials He was questioned for many hours. Charmee Kaur was also grilled by the ED for eight hours at the ED office at Basheerbagh.
Today Rakul Preet has reached the ED office in Hyderabad. The 30-year-old Tollywood actor, was summoned by the ED in connection with a money laundering case involving a high-end drug racket busted in 2017. She is likely to be grilled by the investigators till evening.
Rakul was earlier asked to appear on September 6. But the actress had asked for a change of time. Based on her request the ED had shifted the date to September 3.
The ED has summoned around 10 Tollywood celebrities in connection with the drug case. The drug racket, busted in July 2017, led to the arrest of more than 20 people. One of them being a US citizen, another a Dutch national and a South African national. The names of many Tollywood film personalities had come up during the interrogation of the people arrested in the case.
A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Telangana’s Prohibition and Excise department, had also probed the alleged drug links with Tollywood. They had questioned many actors and directors connected to the Telugu film industry. The SIT has registered 12 cases and arrested 30 people. 11 people connected with Tollywood have been examined so far.