ITDC INDIA EPRESS/ ITDC NEWS The Karnataka Central Crime Branch (CCB) searched actor Vivek Oberoi's home in Mumbai on Thursday in connection with the Sandalwood drugs case allegedly involving his brother-in-law Aditya Alva.
"Aditya Alva is absconding. Vivek Oberoi is his relative and we got some information that Alva is there. So we wanted to check. So a court warrant was obtained and Crime Branch team has gone to his house in Mumbai," said Sandeep Patil, Joint Commissioner, Bengaluru police.
Aditya is the son of former Karnataka minister Jeevaraj Alva. The CCB had issued a lookout notice against Aditya.
Recently, the Narcotics Control Bureau, which busted an international drug racket, confiscated a large cache of drugs and arrested three drug peddlers, had indicated that drugs were being supplied to some prominent musicians, Sandalwood actors, children of VIPs.
Kannada actors Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani are among 15 arrested in the case. Judicial custody of Sanjjanaa and Ragini have been extended till October 23 by the special NDPS court in Bengaluru.