The ministry of house affairs (MHA) mentioned in Parliament on Tuesday that it hasn’t come throughout any actionable intelligence which means that there’s a nexus between Bollywood celebrities and drug traffickers.
Then again, it mentioned, the Narcotics Keep watch over Bureau (NCB) is investigating a case on this regard.
The anti-drugs investigation company had on August 28 registered a 2d case, an offshoot of the probe in opposition to actor Rhea Chakraborty, to analyze a hyperlink between more than a few individuals in Mumbai within the provide of substances.
The company has already arrested 10 folks on this specific case, basically drug providers and conduits. According to a reference from the Enforcement Directorate (ED), NCB had filed a case in opposition to Rhea and her members of the family on August 26. She was once arrested on September eight and is recently in judicial custody.
“Right through the duration of Covid-19 lockdown, no such actionable inputs had been won through NCB revealing the nexus between folks within the movie business and drug traffickers. Then again, a case on this regard has been registered through NCB Mumbai Zonal unit on 28.08.2020,” mentioned Union minister of state for house G Kishan Reddy in a written answer within the Lok Sabha.
“Medicine equivalent to Ganja, Cannabis, Tetra Hydro Cannabinol and Lysergic acid De-ethylamide were seized within the operation,” MHA mentioned. The ministry was once responding to a question from Kumbakudi Sudhakaran, a Congress lawmaker from Kerala, who requested if the federal government had performed an in depth enquiry within the nexus between folks within the movie business and the ones serious about drug business all over Covid-19.
The NCB comes underneath the Union house ministry.