Sandalwood drug scandal: Bengaluru Police search Vivek Oberoi’s home in Mumbai

Bengaluru: Persevering with with the investigation into `Sandalwood Drug Join’, the place two main heroins of Kannada movie business are already behind bars, Bengaluru CCB sleuths on Thursday searched the home of Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi, whose brother-in-law Aditya Alva is likely one of the accused.

After CCB registered a criticism at Cubbonpet police station over the drug racket, naming Aditya as sixth accused, he’s absconding. Armed with search discover from the court docket, a 3 member police workforce headed by Inspector Mahanand searched Oberoi’s home in Juhu, Mumbai and questioned him about Aditya.


Joint Commissioner of Police Sandeep Patil mentioned, “Aditya is absconding within the Cottonpet case. Since Vivek Oberoi is his relative and Bengaluru police obtained info that Aditya is in Mumbai, the police workforce needed to test the details. Apart from, there may be each probability that Vivek Oberoi could know the whereabouts of Aditya Alva”.

The police obtained a court docket warrant and had gone there to test the knowledge, he added.

Aditya is son of Karnataka former minister Late Jeevaraj Alva, who was a colourful politician in 80’s and 90’s. His mom Nandini Alva is a well-known dancer. Vivek Oberoi has married Priyanka Alva, Aditya’s sister.


After the demise of Jeevaraj Alva, the household stayed away from politics for a while. Nonetheless, in 2014 common elections, Nandini Alva unsuccessfully tried coming into politics by contesting from Bengaluru Central Parliamentary section on JD(S) ticket. Since then, the household has stayed away from politics.

Nonetheless, the household got here to limelight when Priyanka Alva married Vivek Oberoi. Later, two months in the past, when CCB began cracking the drug racket in Bengaluru, the identify of Aditya cropped up. Aditya used to lend his resort in Bengaluru outskirts for the drug events and he’s suspected to be organising drug provide to such events.


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