Fri. Sep 25th, 2020
Bengaluru police raids Kannada actress Ragini Dwivedi's residence in connection with sandalwood industry drug scandal

New Delhi: In a fresh advancement, the Central Crime Branch (CCB) wing of the Bengaluru police performed a raid at the residence of well-liked Kannada actress Ragini Dwivedi. 

Earlier, on Wednesday, the CCB officials summoned Kannada movie industry’s established actress Ragini Dwivedi and she was termed for the questioning. Nevertheless, she did not seem prior to the CCB on Thursday, expressing her inability to com due to incredibly minor time in hand. But she sent her attorney on her behalf and later on tweeted about it, promising to lengthen all the assistance of the police in this situation.

Ragini had sought time from the police by way of her counsel. 

On Thursday evening, the CCB officials also arrested a individual named Ravi. 

In accordance to sources, the CCB has sent summons to a handful of a lot more well known Kannada movie personalities, which has not still been officially confirmed. But it is clear that as the investigation progresses, strings connected to the sandalwood sector (Kannada movie sector) and the alleged drug racket will be busted. 

The sandalwood sector drug scandal came to the limelight soon after Kannada filmmaker and late journalist Gauri Lankesh’s brother, Indrajit Lankesh produced startling claims of understanding quite a few secrets and techniques of the connection concerning medication and Kannada movie celebs. 

Quickly soon after Indrajit Lankesh’s statement, the Bengaluru police came into action and the Central Crime Branch (CCB) wing of Bengaluru interrogated him for all over two hrs. The CCB officials stated that ‘Indrajit Lankesh talked about some outdated incidents as nicely as exposed names of some men and women linked to the sector. Even though he has not still presented any proof in this situation, we are providing him time to existing the proof. The CCB will now investigate this matter in a legal method.”

Later on speaking to the media, Lankesh stated that he has provided 15 names to the CCB which are immediately or indirectly linked to the drug scandal. Meanwhile, CCB has also stepped up its investigation in the situation. 


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