While it is known that the Tollywood drug controversy has created a sensation in Tollywood, the case on Wednesday has taken a crucial turn. Kelvin, the main accused surrendered to the Enforcement Directorate officials who registered a case against the former six months ago.
Though Kelvin attended the trial 12 times before, he went missing from the past few days after the case gained pace. However, the main accused who is alleged to import drugs from foreign countries through hawala transactions surrendered to the authorities.
As director Puri Jagannadh already attended the trial on Tuesday, the ED has asked producer Charmme Kaur to appear for questioning on September 2, while Rana Daggubati and Ravi Teja have been called on September 8, and 9, respectively. Rakul will see the officers in Hyderabad on September 6. Others who have been called are Navadeep, Mumaith Khan, and Tanish.
The drugs racket was busted on July 2, 2017, when customs officials arrested Calvin Mascarenhas, a musician, and two others and seized drugs valued at Rs 30 lakh from their possession.