Actor Vivek Oberoi’s residence in Mumbai was searched by the Bengaluru police at the moment in reference to a medication case allegedly involving his brother-in-law Aditya Alva.
“Aditya Alva is absconding. Vivek Oberoi is his relative and we got some information that Alva is there. So we wanted to check. So a court warrant was obtained and Crime Branch team has gone to his house in Mumbai,” stated Sandeep Patil, Joint Commissioner, Bengaluru police.
Aditya Alva, the son of former Karnataka minister Jeevaraj Alva, is accused in what has come to be often called the “Sandalwood drugs case”. He has been lacking because the police launched motion within the case that entails medicine allegedly being provided to singers and actors within the Kannada movie business, typically referred to as “Sandalwood”.
The police have cracked down on the sale and use of medicine and likewise rave occasion organisers.
Kannada actors Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani are amongst 15 arrested within the case. Other names embrace rave occasion organiser Viren Khanna and realtor Rahul Thonse.
A five-acre property close to Bengaluru’s Hebbal Lake owned by Aditya Alva’s mom Nandini Alva was raided final month. Investigators suspect medicine had been consumed at events organised on the sprawling property that features a swimming pool.
The Bengaluru scandal emerged whilst allegations of medicine use in Bollywood, which popped up within the investigations into actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s loss of life in June, had been being investigated by the Narcotics Control Bureau.