File photo of Aditya and Vivek (News18.com)
Sandalwood Drugs Case: A look-out notice has also been issued against Vivek Oberoi’s relative Aditya Alwar in a drug case in September.
- Latest version:October 15, 2020, 3:06 pm IST
Alva is one of the accused in the alleged drug racket published by Kannada filmmaker Indrajith Lankesh. According to sources, CCB officials received a warrant from the court to search the house of Vivek Oberoi in Mumbai to find out whether Alva was hiding in his sister Priyanka’s house. Alva has been on the run since police raided the home of sandalwood star Ragini Dwivedi
Who is Aditya Alva?
A look-out notice was also issued against Alvar in the case in September. According to the CCB, Aditya is the fifth accused in the case. He came from a very influential family background. His late father Jivanraj Alva was considered as one of the most powerful ministers and leaders of his time. He is considered to be the right hand man of the late Chief Minister Ramakrishna Hegde.
Aditya’s mother Nandini Alva is also a prominent woman. She is a famous dancer and organizer of events. He was one of the founding members of the Bengaluru Hubbar (Bangalore Fest), which was formed by the then Chief Minister SK between 1999, 1999 and 2004. It was introduced during the reign of M Krishna.