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‘Charge sheets in 11 cases by December’

Stating that investigation into sensational drug racket allegedly involving several film personalities was moving in the right direction, prohibition and excise enforcement director.

Published: 17th August 2017 08:39 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th August 2017 08:39 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

WARANGAL: Stating that investigation into sensational drug racket allegedly involving several film personalities was moving in the right direction, prohibition and excise enforcement director Akun Sabharwal said charge sheets would be filed in all the 11 cases registered between September and December. Sabharwal conducted a review meeting on the prevalence of Gudumba (illicit liquor) brewing and consumption in the erstwhile Warangal district with the officials of excise and police departments at Warangal on Wednesday. He said that they have discussed the drug cases with senior lawyers, legal experts, and fixed timeline for all the cases. 

“We have put the responsibility on every official involved in the case to get all the necessary things done at a given time period. We have prepared special sheets for all the 11 cases. The sheet covers all the details needed, work to be done to collect evidence and other ground works before filing a charge sheet,” he informed. “We would start filing charge sheets from next month. We have fixed a deadline for each case and accordingly charge sheets would be filed,” he said.

Sabharwal said that they would be able to track the people behind the entire drug racket soon. “We have been summoning two to three persons daily and interrogating them. We have been able to secure lot of vital information during the interrogation,” he claimed. Till now 22 persons related to the case have been arrested, he said.



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