Ten different Tollywood personalities, together with actors Rana Daggubati, Ravi Teja and Rakul Preet Singh, have beforehand appeared earlier than the company in relation to the case.
Movie actor Mumaith Khan on Wednesday appeared earlier than the Enforcement Directorate (ED) as a part of an ongoing probe in a cash laundering case in reference to a high-end medicine racket that was busted in Hyderabad in July 2017.
Ms. Khan, who’s well-known for her smaller roles in Telugu, Hindi, Kannada and Tamil movies, was summoned by the central company for allegedly procuring and consuming ‘Class A’ narcotic substances, together with LSD and MDMA, from Kelvin Mascarenhas, a city-based musician and prime accused within the medicine racket, which had a clientele of over 1,000 clients, together with college students of city-based high-end faculties and faculties, Tollywood personalities, and staff of a number of multinational corporations in Hyderabad.
She is the eight particular person from the movie trade to look earlier than the ED up to now two weeks. The company had summoned over ten Tollywood personalities and a few their workers for questioning within the case.
“Ms. Khan allegedly purchased drugs from Kelvin and we got her bank statements as evidence. She reportedly transferred money into Kelvin’s account on multiple occasions,” an officer mentioned.
Since August 31, the company has grilled Baahubali actor Rana Daggubati, Rakul Preet Singh, Ravi Teja, famous filmmaker Puri Jagannadh and his enterprise associate and actor Charmee Kaur in reference to the medicine and cash laundering case.
After the racket was busted in July 2017, which was adopted by the arrest of a number of individuals, together with an American, a South African and a Netherlands nationwide, a number of Tollywood celebrities had been questioned by Telangana’s Prohibition and Excise division sleuths.