Vivek Oberoi’s residence in Mumbai was raided by the Bengaluru Police on Thursday within the Sandalwood medicine case. The actor’s brother-in-law, Aditya Alva, is an accused within the case which includes medicine being allegedly equipped to celebrities within the Kannada movie business, popularly generally known as Sandalwood.
Aditya, the son of former Karnataka minister late Jeevaraj Alva, has been absconding since he was accused of being part of the drug racket that features drug peddlers, rave get together organisers and Kannada celebrities.
Sandeep Patil, Joint Commissioner of Bengaluru Police, instructed NDTV, “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.”
It has been alleged that most of the accused within the Sandalwood medicine case attended rave events held at a farmhouse close to Hebbal Lake, owned by Aditya. Those arrested within the case embrace Kannada actors Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani.
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Meanwhile, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) is conducting an investigation into a possible drug racket in Bollywood. The company stumbled upon the business’s alleged drug hyperlinks whereas probing the medicine angle within the dying of Sushant Singh Rajput.
Last month, the NCB issued summons to prime actors together with Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan and Rakul Preet Singh. Their telephones have been seized by the company for additional investigation. Unconfirmed studies counsel that the names of different Bollywood celebrities additionally got here up through the investigation.
Sushant’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty and her brother, Showik Chakraborty, have been arrested by the NCB final month for procuring medicine. While she was launched on bail earlier this month after spending almost a month in jail, his bail software was denied.
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