The Central Crime Department (CCB) of Bengaluru, which is probing the drug menace within the Kannada movie business, carried out searches at actress Ragini Dwivedi’s residence on Friday morning, police mentioned.
“The CCB obtained the search warrant from a court docket,” a police officer mentioned.
Based on police sources, a crew of CCB sleuths reached Ragini Dwivedi’s residence at about 6 am.
The CCB had served a discover to the actress on Wednesday, asking her to depose earlier than them on Thursday, however she despatched a crew of legal professionals looking for time until Monday. The police directed her to seem earlier than them on Friday. CCB sources mentioned the actress will seem earlier than the sleuths at 10 am.
Within the meantime, the police mentioned they’ve arrested one Ravi, who has shut acquaintances within the Kannada movie business, in reference to the medicine 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 Management Bureau (NCB) arrested three individuals from the town, who have been allegedly supplying medicine to singers and actors within the Kannada movie business, often known as “Sandalwood”.
Filmmaker and journalist Indrajit Lankesh had given his assertion to the CCB about drug abuse in Sandalwood.
He had additionally claimed that at the very least 15 individuals within the business have been concerned within the medicine commerce.
Ragini Dwivedi, whose household hails from Haryana’s Rewari, was born in Bengaluru. She made her debut within the film “Veera Madakari” in 2009.
She shot to fame for her position in Kempe Gowda, Ragini IPS, Bangari and Shiva.