The Internal Security Division (ISD) has launched its own probe into alleged narcotics abuse in the Kannada film and television industry.
Currently, the Central Crime Branches of the Bengaluru and Mangaluru police, and the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) are investigating the prevalence of narcotics in the Kannada film industry.
Over the last two days, Kannada film actor Yogesh, popularly known as Loose Mada, television actors Geeta Bhat, Rashmita Chengappa, anchor Abhishek and Ranji cricketer N.C. Ayyappa have been questioned by the ISD. Sources claim that the division is set to issue notices to more professionals from the entertainment industry.
“The ISD had recently booked six cases related to the use of narcotics in the city, and detained two peddlers related to a particular narcotics peddling network in the city, The division has been interrogating people whose names have been…