Tollywood drug scandal: Kajal Aggarwal’s manager arrested, drugs found


Tollywood’s high profile drug racket show the arrest of actress Kajal’s manager named Ronson Joseph. While carrying a raid at Joseph’s residence, a large quantity of marijuana, have been seized. The officials suspected that he might be linked with the drug peddlers, who were recently arrested in Hyderabad.  

Till date 19 people have been arrested and 27 interrogated by the excise department team in the biggest high-profile drug racket.

Lately, actor Telugu actor Pallapollu Navdeep was grilled by the SIT officials and co-incidentally, Joseph’s arrest came a day after Navdeep’s questioning. It is unclear whether Joseph was arrested on the basis of Navdeep’s information.

Telugu actor Pallapollu Navdeep was the third actor after Tarun Kumar and P Subbaraju to be quizzed by the SIT officials. 

Popular director Puri Jagannadh, cinematographer Shyam K Naidu, actors Tarun, Navadeep, P Subbaraju have been questioned by the SIT officials in the last few days. Actor Ravi Teja, Charmee Kaur, Mumaith Khan, Ananda Krishna Nandu, art director Chinna N Dharmarao among others will face the SIT officials questioning this week. The officials are also collecting the samples of hair, blood and nail for forensic examination from these celebrities.

After the drug racket was bust, notices are issued to several schools, colleges, hotels, bars and pubs, and even courier services to take special look-out. Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has asked the investigative department to conduct a detailed investigation and asked to take strict action against those found guilty.