Bollywood ‘drug nexus’: Former Dharma Productions employee sent to NCB custody
A Mumbai court on Sunday granted the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) custody of former Dharma Productions executive producer Kshitij Prasad till October 3 in connection with the probe into the alleged “drug nexus” in Bollywood. On 26th September, Prasad was the 20th person to have been arrested by the agency in connection with the case. Senior NCB officials had earlier claimed that Prasad, an Executive Producer at Dharmatic Entertainment – a sister concern of Dharma Productions, a production house owned by Karan Johar – was in touch with major drug peddlers and mafia in Mumbai. The Dharma employee was arrested in FIR 16/2020 of the NCB’s Mumbai Zonal Unit.