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Officer probing Hyderabad drug racket postpones leave

Officer probing Hyderabad drug racket postpones leave

The excise cops have busted a drug racket led by a local youth, Calvin Mascara.

The gang catered to about 1,000 customers, including students of city-based schools and colleges, a film producer and some senior officials of multi-national companies and employees of the IT firms in Cyberabad.

In the wake of the allegations and doubts from media as well as people, who have been closely following the developments in this case, Sabharwal has cancelled his leave.

Yestreday, 12 Tollywood personalities were summoned.

Although Sabharwal denied to having any sort of pressure from the govt. he was reportedly caught telling different reasons for his leave during his interaction to different channels.

The questioning of film celebs, who had been served notices, will commence from July 19. "There is no link between my leave and the case", he had said.

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While the official list of all the celebrities involved is not yet released, a Times of India report suggests that Geeta Madhuri's husband Nandu, Thanish, Navdeep, Charmi, Mumaith Khan and others are also included in the list along with the famous Telugu actor Ravi Teja. Director General of Police Anurag Sharma on Thursday told the media that the Centre, too, is closely monitoring the case in Hyderabad and none can escape from the investigation.

On the other hand, Movie Artiste's Association responded. The MAA has also announced measures like conducting awareness camps and banning of those involved in drug peddling.

Recently, Allu Aravind, a film producer had made a statement regarding the 10 young stars in the industry has damaging the name of Tollywood due to their drug addiction. Again the media, both print and electronic, were flooded with repor. "Let the investigations be completed and the cops identify the role of the individuals in the film industry and take action".

"My leave got sanctioned now and am going to my native place".

However, speculative reports in the media that he was under pressure to dilute the drug probe, forced him to cancel the leave and postpone the rituals.