Kannada cinema drug racket probe: actor Sanjjanaa Galrani arrested


CCB officials conducted a search at her apartment in connection with an alleged drug racket linked to the Kannada film industry.

Continuing investigations, Central Crime Branch (CCB) officials on Tuesday arrested actor Sanjjanaa Galrani after conducting a search at her apartment in connection with the alleged drug racket linked to the Kannada film industry.

Ms. Galrani was taken for a medical examination. Her house was searched on the basis of information provided by Rahul Shetty, a drug peddler who is in CCB custody.

A team of CCB officials carried out the raid during the early hours and recovered phones and other material from her house for verification.

The officials also searched the apartment of Viren Khanna in the city for contraband.


Mr. Khanna from Delhi runs an event management company and also organises parties. He allegedly supplied drugs to his clients through his network.

The CCB has arrested four persons so far and taken custody of actor Ragini Dwivedi for five more days.

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On Monday, the CCB arrested Niyaz, a drug peddler from Kerala, who allegedly supplied contraband to film actors.

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