CCB arrests one more person in Karnataka drug abuse case

Jain was among the regular rave party goers and CCB suspect that he was a drug peddler

The Central Crime Branch, probing the drug menace among the bigwigs of Karnataka including film actors, arrested one more person in connection with the case, police said on Saturday.

With this, the number of those arrested so far in the drug abuse case went up to 10.

“Vaibhav Jain, accused in the drug case, has been arrested,” the CCB said in a statement.

Jain was among the regular rave party goers and CCB suspect that he was a drug peddler.

In a related development, those arrested, including film actresses Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani have been remanded to police custody till September 14, police sources said.

The data from the mobile phones of those apprehended has been retrieved, they said.

CCB have launched a crackdown against the drug menace after the Narcotics Control Bureau arrested three people,including a woman, who were allegedly supplying drugs to the Kannada film actors and singers.

The police have registered cases against 14 people.

Besides the CCB, the Enforcement Directorate has also started probing into the financial aspect of the case.


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