Bollywood actor Shraddha Kapoor’s brother Siddhanth Kapoor was released on bail late on Monday after he was arrested for alleged consumption of drugs. The other four people arrested have also been released on bail, said police.
Siddhanth Kapoor and the four others will have to further appear before the police as and when called, said Bheema Shankar Gulled, Deputy Commissioner of Police for East Bengaluru.
Brother of actor Shraddha Kapoor, Siddhanth was detained by Bengaluru Police earlier in the day for allegedly consuming drugs at a party in the city on Sunday night.
Bengaluru City Police’s Deputy Commissioner of Police (east) Guled said, “Siddhanth Kapoor’s medical shows he had consumed drugs. We have already arrested him and are following the procedure. We will be sending him to judicial custody.”
Acting on a tip-off, police raided a hotel on MG Road in the city on Sunday night where a party was hosted.
“Last night we got info that a party is going on and they have consumed drugs. We raided and detained 35 people. We didn’t find any drugs on their person but found MDMA and ganja disposed of nearby. We will investigate CCTV to check who disposed of it,” added DCP Guled.
In 2020, Shraddha Kapoor was summoned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) to record her statement in a drug probe linked to film star Sushant Singh Rajput’s death. The NCB probe team had recorded her statement regarding the drug case related to Rajput’s death and Bollywood-drugs nexus as well.
On the work front, Shraddha is currently shooting for Luv Ranjan’s next with Ranbir Kapoor in Spain. While Siddhanth was last seen in director Rumi Jafery’s Chehre, in which he played the role of Joe Cost, an ex-convict accused of murder.