Actor Vivek Oberoi’s residence in Mumbai was searched by the Bengaluru police in the present day in reference to a medication case allegedly involving his brother-in-law Aditya Alva.
“Aditya Alva is absconding. Vivek Oberoi is his relative and we received some info that Alva is there. So we needed to test. So a court docket warrant was obtained and Crime Department staff has gone to his home in Mumbai,” stated Sandeep Patil, Joint Commissioner, Bengaluru police.
Aditya Alva, the son of former Karnataka minister Jeevaraj Alva, is accused in what has come to be referred to as the “Sandalwood medication case”. He has been lacking because the police launched motion within the case that includes medication allegedly being provided to singers and actors within the Kannada movie business, usually known as “Sandalwood”.
The police have cracked down on the sale and use of medication and likewise rave occasion organisers.
Kannada actors Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani are amongst 15 arrested within the case. Different names embody rave occasion organiser Viren Khanna and realtor Rahul Thonse.
A five-acre property close to Bengaluru’s Hebbal Lake owned by Aditya Alva’s mom Nandini Alva was raided final month. Investigators suspect medication have been consumed at events organised on the sprawling property that features a swimming pool.
The Bengaluru scandal emerged at the same time as allegations of medication use in Bollywood, which popped up within the investigations into actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise in June, have been being investigated by the Narcotics Management Bureau.