21 Sep 2020: Shraddha Kapoor, Sara Ali to be summoned in drugs case
Further, actor Rakul Preet Singh and fashion designer Simone Khambatta may also be summoned.
Their names reportedly came up during the questioning of actor Rhea Chakraborty, who was arrested earlier this month.
Details: NCB could issue summons this week
It has been reported that the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) may issue summons to these actors later this week as the agency attempts to build a case against those it has arrested.
Notably, both Shraddha and Sara Ali are former co-stars of the late actor. While Sara had debuted alongside Sushant in 2018 movie Kedarnath, Shraddha was part of his last theatrical release Chhichhore.
Death: Sushant had died by alleged suicide in June
Sushant, a 34-year-old Bollywood star, was found dead at his apartment in Mumbai on June 14. He died by alleged suicide and had been suffering from depression and bipolar disorder, Mumbai Police had said at the time.
Case: Rhea and others in judicial custody
Rhea, a 28-year-old model and actor, who had been dating Sushant for a year, was arrested by the NCB on allegations of arranging banned drugs such as marijuana for the late actor.
Her brother Showik, two employees of Sushant, and a number of alleged drug peddlers have also been nabbed.
Rhea is currently in judicial custody of the agency until September 22.
Developments: Shruti Modi, Jaya Saha summoned by NCB today
Furthermore, the NCB has also asked Sushant's former manager Shruti Modi and his talent manager Jaya Saha to appear for questioning today.
Meanwhile, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences' (AIIMS) team of forensic experts will hold a meeting with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday, to discuss its findings in Sushant's death case.