Prime News, National, Karnataka, Bollywood, Drugs, Narcotics, Mumbai, October 15:- Bengaluru Police raided actor Vivek Oberoi’s Mumbai residence on Thursday (Oct ober 15) in connection with the sandalwood drug scandal probe. Earlier, the police had raided former Karnataka minister late Jeevaraj Alva’s son Aditya Alva, who is the brother-in-law of Vivek Oberoi.
On Thursday, two inspectors from CCB Police Bengaluru began the raids at Vivek Oberoi’s house around 1 pm. The raids were conducted over his ties with Aditya Alva, who is absconding and is being probed in the drugs scandal case.
Bengaluru additional commissioner said, “Aditya Alva is absconding. Vivek Oberoi is his relative and we had information that Alva is present there. So we wanted to check, a court warrant was obtained and the CCB Police team has gone to his house in Mumbai.”
The Bengaluru Police official also said that they were assisted by the local police in Mumbai. The official further said, “Also, he may know his whereabouts. So this action was taken. Raid is still going on.”
So far, actors Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani have been arrested in the case. Judicial custody of Kannada actors Sanjjanaa Galrani and Ragini Dwivedi has been extended till October 23 by the special NDPS (Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances) court in Bengaluru. (MR, Inputs: Agencies)