Name of one more actor surfaced in the Narcotics Control Bureau's (NCB) investigation in the case after they arrested actor Ajaz Khan.
On Friday night, NCB raided television actor Gaurav Dixit's house in Andheri Lokhandwala and seized a couple of contraband substances. According to the officials, Dixit had fled from the spot.
The officials said that in the interrogation Khan had named Dixit for allegedly supplying contraband substances to him after which NCB officials raided Dixit's house on Friday night.
From the flat, an intermediate quantity of mephedrone (MD) and MDMA aalong with a small quantity of cannabis have been seized, confirmed the officials. Drug packaging material and a weighing machine were also seized from the flat.
Dixit who was not present at the time of the raid returned to his apartment later, however, seeing NCB officials he fled, said officials. He was reportedly accompanied by a Dutch national woman who fled along with him. The woman will also be treated as a suspect in the case, said officials.
On April 1, NCB arrested Khan after drug peddler Shadab Batata allegedly took Khan's name during questioning. Khan was produced before the court on Saturday after his custody ended. In the court, NCB officials informed the court that Ajaz consumed drugs that he procured from Batata and also peddled them. They also claimed that the actor could influence witnesses and demanded an extension to his custody. Following which argument court extended his custody till Monday.