Hyderabad: Tollywood star Bhupatiraju Ravi Shankar Raju alias Ravi Teja will appear before SIT on drug cases on Friday.
The SIT issued notice to Ravi Teja under Section 67 of NDPS Act after finding his driver’s number in the mobile phone book of alleged mastermind Calvin Mascarenhas. As his brothers were caught earlier with drugs, the SIT may take his statements as strong evidences in this case.
Besides asking about Calvin’s role in drugs’ supply in Tollywood, the SIT may ask him on the drug culture, how often the industry organizes parties with drugs etc.
Earlier, Ravi Teja told media that he was not a drug addict and he would support SIT in investigation.
Charmme and green tea
Film actress Charmme, who appeared before the SIT on Wednesday, refused to take tea or coffee with milk and asked for green tea.
When the SIT staff told her that they had machine for the purpose, she prepared a cup of tea herself and showed the junior staff how it was done.
Later, she accepted green tea supplied by the staff. She told mediapersons that she does yoga every day and takes green tea or hot water with honey.
SIT officials said that she took about 500 ml of green tea over the seven hours of her questioning.
The SIT said in a press release that it had investigated reports on alle-ged misbehaviour with Charmme and said no personnel from the prohibition and excise department had inappropriately touched her....