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Sandalwood drugs case: After Ragini, Sanjjanaa Galrani shifted to Bengaluru jail

Written by Ralph Alex Arakal
| Bengaluru |

September 17, 2020 9:39:54 am





Galrani was subjected to medical assessments at KC General Hospital in the course of the first half of Wednesday prior to the police producing her earlier than the court docket. (Photo: Sanjjanaa Galrani/Facebook)

Actor Sanjjanaa Galrani Wednesday was despatched to Parappana Agrahara jail after she was produced earlier than the first Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) court docket as her police custody ended. She will probably be in judicial custody until September 18.

Galrani — who made her debut as a lead actor with Ganda Hendathi (2006), the Kannada remake of Bollywood movie Murder — was arrested by CCB on September 8 after her residence at Indiranagar was raided in reference to a drug peddling case involving different actors from the trade.



However, her police custody was prolonged on September 14 for 3 extra days, which ended on Wednesday. Galrani was produced earlier than the court docket after she and some different suspects had been questioned thrice by the CCB group probing the case. She was subjected to medical assessments at KC General Hospital in the course of the first half of Wednesday prior to the police producing her earlier than the court docket.

Earlier, actor Ragini Dwivedi was despatched in judicial remand until September 28 after which she was shifted to the identical jail situated on the outskirts of the town, on Monday.

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Others who’ve been remanded to judicial custody embody movie star occasion organiser Viren Khanna, enterprise analyst Aditya Agarwal, Malleshwaram-based jeweler Vaibhav Jain, techie Prateek Shetty, and suspended RTO clerk B Ok Ravishankar.

Galrani, police say, was intently watched after her good friend Rahul Thonshe was arrested a couple of days earlier than her she was held. Sources within the CCB advised Indianexpress.com that the raids at her residence had been carried out primarily based on Thonshe’s assertion.

Other suspects within the case who’re already within the jail embody Thonse, Niyaz Ahmed, Loum Pepper Samba, Prashant Ranka, and actor Ragini Dwivedi.

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