The accused allegedly made the payments through bitcoins and booked the drugs using websites like Empire Market.
The CCB has stated that they have seized narcotic tablets and some quantity of ganja from Alva’s residence in Hebbal during the raid.
Adithya Alva, son of former Karnataka Minister Jeevaraj Alva and Priyanka's brother, is one of the accused in the Sandalwood drugs racket.
The CCB conducted raids on three locations, Puttenhalli, Konankunte and Byatarayanpur, using betting apps to trace the accused.
Smack or heroin was available for Rs 100 per gram. “It was called gard.
He sourced women from abroad to attract crowds, says probe agency
Meanwhile, there were reports that a hair sample of the accused, sent for analysis, was returned and that it would affect the investigation.
Chandrakanth Ramalingam, director of Ramalingam Constructions Company Limited, had filed a complaint with KP Agrahara police on September 24.
The CCB has arrested two Africans — Loum Pepper Samba and Ossy Philips — who are reportedly emerging as the main source of contraband drugs to the accused.
Sandalwood drugs row: His success might have led to his plight, says accused Virender Khanna’s father
Further, he claimed that the police had forced accused RTO clerk Ravishankar to give a statement that his son was also involved.
After the Sandalwood industry, the focus of the police investigation in the narcotic drugs trail is now veering towards the fashion and entertainment industry in the City.
Speaking to reporters after the questioning, Anushree said she answered all the queries posed by the police regarding her link with one of the accused Tarun Raj
Police seek information on data collected from his mobile phones; questioned for 3 hours
The Central Crime Branch on Saturday grilled R V Yuvaraj, former BBMP corporator and son of politician R V Devaraj, actors Akul Balaji and Santhosh for more than four hours.
Saturday’s investigations revealed that at least 28 actors and 13 kin of well-known politicians had links with the drug peddling,” said CCB police.