Bengaluru Congress corporator's son summoned by NCB in drug case

The son of a Congress corporatorhere has been summoned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)in connection with a drug case, the agency sources said onSunday.

Yashas K has been asked to depose before it in Mumbai onMonday.

The NCB in its notice dated September 2 has stated thatit has reasonable ground to question Yashas, son of SKeshavamurthy, a BBMP corporator in connection with the case.

However, Keshavamurthy told reporters here that his sonwas innocent.

The NCB had arrested three people from the city forallegedly supplying drugs to singers and actors in the Kannadafilm industry, also known as “Sandalwood”.

Kannada film actress Ragini Dwivedi has been arrested forallegedly supplying drugs at high end parties, by the CentralCrime Branch.

Meanwhile, a report from Belagavi said cannabis weighing123 kg and valued at Rs two lakh were confiscated and fivepeople arrested in this connection.

According to police, they cannabis were seized fromdifferent people at Athani, Savadatti, Chikodi and Kudachi onSaturday.

Cases have been filed under NDPS Act against the accused,the police said.

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