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Tollywood Drugs Case: ED Grills Actor Tanish for 8 hours

  • Actor questioned on suspicious bank transactions with Calvin
  • What are your links with Calvin?
  • What is your relationship with Zeeshan?
  • Why is Tanish’s name in Zeeshan’s contact list?
  • How did the bank transactions go?
  • What is in the audit report?

Hyderabad: Enforcement Directorate officials interrogated actor Tanish for eight hours on money laundering, FEMA and on law violation. Links to Calvin, party at F Club, Bank Transactions, Tanish’s presence at a party at F Club Lounge, all was questioned by ED sleuths on Friday.

The trial is at the court, Excise department discloses to the High Court

The Prohibition and Excise Department told the High Court that they had no evidence in their possession in connection with the Tollywood drugs case. To this end, the director of the department, Sarfaraz Ahmed, has filed an affidavit in the high court. Congress MP Revanth Reddy has filed public interest litigation(PIL) in 2017 alleging that the drugs supply case should be handed over to central agencies and that the SIT set up under the Excise Department is continuing its unilateral investigation.

The State Excise Department, CIT, CBI, ED, Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) have been named as respondents. The state government was not cooperating in their investigation and the entire application was filed in the same petition seeking directions to submit to them the details of 12 cases registered by the Excise Department.

Also read: Tollywood drugs case: ED to grill Navadeep, F Club manager

The Excise Department on Wednesday filed an affidavit in the High Court seeking details of the entire case. The affidavit states that 12 cases have been registered in connection with the Tollywood drugs affair. He said the investigation in all the cases has been completed and charge sheets have been filed in the trial courts. Digital Evidence, Recorded Statements and other evidence were presented in the trial courts.

 Enough evidence with ED Sleuths

As on Friday, ED grilled nine Tollywood actors in connection with the drug case. Along with actors, Ravi Teja’s driver was also questioned by ED officials. As per ground information, ED got crucial information when they grilled actor Nandu along with Calvin on suspicious bank transactions, but until now ED Department did not disclose anything officially. Even when they grilled Actress Mamaith Khan, ED got needed information as they found huge amount of transactions between the actress and main kingpin Calvin.

Also read: Tollywood Drugs Case: Court approves charge sheet


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