Sandalwood Drug Scandal: Karnataka CCB raids bungalow of ex-minister's son in Bengaluru

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The CCB took up took up the case after the Narcotics Control Bureau arrested three people including a woman with a huge cache of synthetic drugs, who were allegedly supplying them to the Kannada film actors and actresses.

The Central Crime Branch (CCB) of Bengaluru, which is investigating the drug abuse case in Karnataka involving Kannada film actors today raided the lavish bungalow of Aditya Alva, son of former minister and late Jeevaraj Alva in the city on Tuesday, September 15.

Aditya Alva, who is an accused in the case known as sandalwood drug case, has been missing ever since the CCB launched a crackdown against the drug haul in Bengaluru, targeting those who arrange rave parties, reported news agency Press Trust of India.

Cases have been registered against 15 people so far in the case and nine have been arrested. Those arrested in the case, include film actors Ragini Dwivedi, Sanjjanaa Galrani, party organiser Viren Khanna, realtor Rahul and an RTO clerk BK Ravishankar.

The CCB took up the matter after the Narcotics Control Bureau arrested three people including a woman with a huge cache of synthetic drugs, who were allegedly supplying them to the Kannada film actors and actresses.

In a statement, the CCB said, "search warrant obtained and searches being conducted at Aditya Alva's house near Hebbal called 'House of Life'." The CCB sleuths swooped down on the lavish bungalow spread over four acres of land next to the Hebbal Lake and searched the premises in the morning. The house was being used by

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