The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is set to question actress Rakul Preet Singh on Monday in a four-year-old drug case involving smuggling, consumption and money-laundering. In September 2021, the actress appeared before the ED in Hyderabad.
She was issued summons by the ED on Friday and will appear before the agency on Monday (December 19). This is the second time the actress has been summoned by the agency in this case. Last year also the ED had recorded his statement.
A source quoted by news agency IANS said, “The actress has been asked to appear before the probe agency today. Rakul Preet was questioned by the ED on September 2, 2021. Several Telugu actors were also questioned in this case.” was done.”
The anti-money laundering agency has been probing the drug trafficking and consumption case for the past four years. A high-end drugs cartel was busted in 2017 by the Prohibition and Excise Department of Telangana. The racket was involved in the supply of LSD and MDMA and other high-end narcotics. On this basis, ED had registered this case. ED found that the money of that drug cartel was laundered through various channels.
In 2020, the actress was also summoned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in connection with the drug angle in Sushant Singh Rajput’s death. He was called because of his conversation with Rhea Chakraborty. According to a report in Pinkvilla, Rakul confirmed chatting with Rhea and said that the drugs were for Rhea. He has also denied ever consuming drugs in his life.
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Rakul Preet’s workfront
The actress is all set to star in ‘Chhatriwali’. The film revolves around an unemployed graduate who is desperate for a job in a small town and ends up working as a condom tester, which she hides from everyone around her. Apart from this, the actress also has ‘Meri Patni Ka Remake’ lined up. Film stars Arjun Kapoor, starring Bhumi Pednekar and Rakul in the lead roles. Directed by Mudassar Aziz, the film will have humor reminiscent of Govinda’s comedies of the 1990s.