In a major disclosure and as per a Times Now report, Deepika Padukone was the admin of alleged drug chats whatsapp group with Jaya Saha. Deepika along with Jaya Saha was the admin of the Whatsapp group where Karishma Prakash was a member. The news has been reported by the news channel a day ahead of Deepika's interrogation by the Narcotics Control Bureau. Times Now accessed the chats and claimed in their report that Deepika had two numbers in the group out of which one was the admin along with Jaya Saha. However, the report by the news channel also stated that the NCB has no seizures that the agency could link to the actress.
Watch: TIMES NOW’s Meghna Deka takes us through the details of group members of the alleged drug chats WhatsApp group.— TIMES NOW (@TimesNow) September 25, 2020
NCB sources: Deepika Padukone was the admin of WhatsApp group pic.twitter.com/o2KJ7R4ZNQ
Further, a report by Republic TV stated that Deepika was a member of the alleged drug chats Whatsapp group along with Karishma Prakash and KWAN co-founders Anirban Das Blah and Vijay Subramaniam. As per the Republic's report, the group was owned and formed by Jaya Saha. The report by Republic claimed that the name of the group was 'DP+KA+KWAN.' Deepika’s name had emerged in the drug abuse probe earlier this week after her WhatsApp conversations went viral. A series of WhatsApp conversations had gone viral recently where the actress’ was allegedly asking for hash (or hashish, a drug made from cannabis plant) from a certain person named ‘K’, who many believe is her manager, Karishma Prakash. Along with Deepika, Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor have also been summoned by the Narcotics Control Bureau in connection with the drug mafia case.