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Drug case: Kannada actress Ragini detained by Central Crime Branch in Bengaluru

On Thursday, Ravi Shankar was interrogated and arrested by police on charges of drug supply. There was allegation that drug racket is rampant in Kannada Film industry and also many influential people were involved in it.

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New Delhi: Kannada actress Ragini has been detained by Central Crime Branch (CCB) in Bengaluru, in connection with a drug case.

Central Crime Branch (CCB) have raided the house of actress Ragini Dwivedi in connection with drug peddling. Ragini was at home during the raid.

More details awaited.

On Thursday, Ravi Shankar was interrogated and arrested by police on charges of drug supply. There was allegation that drug racket is rampant in Kannada Film industry and also many influential people were involved in it.

Ragini, 30, who is the first Kannada film actor to be summoned by the CCB after Lankesh on August 29, alleged that actors and musicians were involved in consuming banned drugs during shooting sessions and at rave parties organised by various stakeholders.

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The central agency also seized huge cache of drugs from the accused, including 145 ecstasies or MDMA pills and Rs 2.2 lakh in cash from the Royal Suites Hotel Apartment in the city’s northeast suburb on August 21 and more pills in a follow-up raid last week.

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