Drugs case: Siddhanth Kapoor released on bail
Bengaluru, June 14, 2022
Police in Karnataka have released Siddhanth Kapoor, son of veteran Bollywood actor Shakti Kapoor, on bail after he was arrested for consuming drugs at a party in Bengaluru.
Along with four others, Siddhanth Kapoor, who is also an actor, was released late Monday night by the Halasuru police in the state capital.
The police said that he has been asked to appear for inquiry on Tuesday at 11 a.m.
A case has been registered under Sections 20 A, 22 B and 27 B of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
The four other arrested persons are Akhil Soni, business manager of Mind Fire Solutions; Harjoth Singh, an industrialist; Hani, a digital marketing entrepreneur; and Akhil, a photographer.
On Sunday night, the police seized 7 grams of MDMA crystals and 10 grams of marijuana after conducting a raid on the rave party organised at the five-star The Park hotel in Bengaluru.
Meanwhile, officers from the Excise Department have also visited the hotel and conducted an inquiry.
The arrests were made after medical tests confirmed that Siddhanth Kapoor and the four others had consumed drugs.
The police are trying to find out details of other persons who attended the party.