Published: Sat, July 15, 2017
Science | By Hubert Green

Tollywood Stars Names in Drug Activity List by Telangana Excise Dept

Tollywood Stars Names in Drug Activity List by Telangana Excise Dept

With Excise and Enforcement Director Akun Sabharwal, the head of Special Investigation Team (SIT) which is investigating the drug racket case, declaring that he was going on leave, there are suspicions that the case would fizzle out on the lines of the sensational Nayeem case.

After school kids to college youths, now the whole of Drug Menace got shifted its spotlight to Telugu Film Industry with Excise Enforcement Officials revealing the names to a couple of top Telugu TV channels who have aired them in no time. "So far we have registered four cases related to drugs and sent notices to film persons for getting more evidence".

As per the media reports, Puri Jagannadh, Ravi Teja, Tarun, Nandu, Charmee, Subbaraju, art director Chinna, Mumaith Khan, etc have received the notices.

Identified as Dundu Anish (29) who previously worked with NASA as an aerospace engineer, studied at Doon School in Dehradun and Ritul Agarwal (26), a BBA degree graduate from ICFAI Business School, the duo accessed the site almost eight times in the past few months. His partner Ritul Agarwal was also arrested. Eyebrows are raising over this sudden leave since he is the one who is cracking the Drug Mafia in Hyderabad and said to have served notices to several celebrities including some from Tollywood.

Producer Allu Aravind issued a warning that, "authorities wont spare anyone found to be involved in the drug racket". Telugu Film Chamber of Commerce President D. Suresh Babu condemned this news and said that the industry is not in a state to have its name tarnished by such reports. Even the government is observing and investigating about the drugs illegal activities very keenly.

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