Aditya Alva sent to judicial custody in drug case

Bengaluru:  Aditya Alva, sixth accused in Drug menace involving film actress, was remanded to judicial custody when he was produced before a court after expiry of police custody.

Central Crime Branch (CCB) nabbed Alva from a flat in Chennai. He had been absconding since September last when the drug menace came to light.

Alva is son of former Karnataka Minister Jeevaraj Alva and brother-in-law of Bollywood star Vivek Oberoi. He was arrested on January 11.

A senior officer said Aditya, who went underground since September after learning about the case registered against him, has been taken into police custody for seven days post his arrest. During interrogation, he did not reveal anything useful to the case, another officer added.

He has been allegedly coached by his law advisers and he has answered our questions according to their guidance. When we learnt he won’t spill the beans, we didn’t request to extend his police custody,” the officer said.

Police have also arrested C Ambrose, who was involved in supplying drugs to celebrities and VIPs. Further investigation is on in the case.

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