Mumbai: The Bangalore CCB (Central Crime Branch) police raided Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi’s home in Mumbai in pursuit of his brother-in-law Aditya Alva, who is one of the prime accused in the drug racket exposed by Kannada filmmaker Indrajit Lankesh in August earlier this year.
As per sources, CCB officials obtained a court warrant to search Vivek Oberoi’s house in Mumbai to check if Alva is hiding at his (Alva’s) sister Priyanka’s house.
Alva, who is the son of ex-JD(S) minister late Jeevaraj Alva and brother-in-law of actor Vivek Oberoi, is one of the prime accused in the drug case. He has been absconding since September 4, as per sources. Apart from Alva, Shivaprakash Chuppi, and Sheik Faazil – the prime accused in the case are reportedly absconding.
As of date, 12 people have been arrested including actors Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani.