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Hyderabad Drug Racket: 30 People Interrogated, Police Yet To Decide Next Move


The Special Investigation Team (SIT), who recently questioned around 30 people, including few Telugu film industry personalities, are now quiet about their next move.

According to an IANS report, the SIT has so far arrested over 20 people, including US citizen Dundu Anish, Dutch national Mike Kamminga and seven B.Tech degree holders, most of them MNC employees. 

There has been no clarity if the SIT would question more celebrities later. Recently, the Telangana government announced that drug users, including celebrities, will be treated as victims and not criminals.

Celebrities such as Ravi Teja, Tanish Alladi, Mumaith Khan, Charmme Kaur, director Puri Jagannadh, were among a few who were grilled by the police in July. 

“Based on the statements given by the accused and others who were called for questioning, the SIT will decide whether to call more people for questioning,” an official tells the IANS

Read: Inside Tollywood’s Drug Scandal – What’s True, What’s Not

With the drug racket busted on July 2, police discovered that nearly a thousand students from leading private schools and colleges in Hyderabad were using high-end drugs such as LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) and MDMA (methylenedioxy-methamphetamine). Advisories were even issued to over 50 schools and colleges.

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