The Central Crime Department (CCB) of Bengaluru, which is probing the drug threat within the Kannada movie trade, performed searches at actress Ragini Dwivedi’s place of abode right here on Friday morning, police stated. “The CCB got the hunt warrant from a court docket,” a police officer stated.
Consistent with police resources, a staff of CCB sleuths reached Dwivedi’s place of abode at about 6 am. The CCB had served a understand to the actress on Wednesday, asking her to depose prior to them on Thursday, however she despatched a staff of legal professionals in quest of time until Monday. The police directed her to seem prior to them on Friday. CCB resources stated the actress will seem prior to the sleuths at 10 am.
Within the intervening time, the police stated they have got arrested one Ravi, who has shut acquaintances within the Kannada movie trade, in reference to the medication case and a court docket has despatched him to police custody for 5 days.
The CCB intensified its investigation into a medication haul in Bengaluru after the Narcotics Keep an eye on Bureau (NCB) arrested 3 individuals from the town, who had been allegedly supplying medicine to singers and actors within the Kannada movie trade, sometimes called “Sandalwood”.
Filmmaker and journalist Indrajit Lankesh had given his remark to the CCB about drug abuse in Sandalwood.
He had additionally claimed that a minimum of 15 other people within the trade had been concerned within the medicine industry.
Dwivedi, whose circle of relatives hails from Haryana’s Rewari, used to be born in Bengaluru. She made her Sandalwood debut within the film Veera Madakari in 2009.
She shot to reputation for her function in Kempe Gowda, Ragini IPS, Bangari and Shiva.