Bengaluru crime branch raids Vivek Oberoi’s Mumbai residence

The Bengaluru Central Crime Branch (CCB) on Thursday raided Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi’s Mumbai residence in search of the actor's brother-in-law, Aditya Alva. Aditya is one of the main accused in the Sandalwood drug case. Aditya Alva is the son of late minister Jeevaraj Alva.

He is amongst the 12 accused in the Sandalwood drug scandal which is being investigated by the CCB. According to CCB, Aditya is on run ever since the police started investigation of the drug case.

Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Sandip Patil said, “We have received information that Alva is in Vivek Oberoi’s house, so we wanted to check. We have obtained a court warrant and the CCB team has gone to his house in Mumbai. The search is still going on.”

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According to PTI, "Vivek Oberoi is his relative and we got some information that Alva is there...So a court warrant was obtained and the Central Crime Branch team has gone to his house in Mumbai," a police officer told.