Baazigar actor Dalip Tahil's son Dhruv arrested for procuring drugs

By Lokmat English Desk | Published: May 6, 2021 01:14 PM2021-05-06T13:14:47+5:302021-05-06T13:16:02+5:30

Dhruv Tahil, son of Bollywood actor Dalip Tahil, has been arrested for allegedly procuring drugs. Dhruv Tahil was arrested ...

Baazigar actor Dalip Tahil's son Dhruv arrested for procuring drugs | Baazigar actor Dalip Tahil's son Dhruv arrested for procuring drugs

Baazigar actor Dalip Tahil's son Dhruv arrested for procuring drugs

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Dhruv Tahil, son of Bollywood actor Dalip Tahil, has been arrested for allegedly procuring drugs. Dhruv Tahil was arrested by the Bandra unit of the ANC after his WhatsApp chats with a drug peddler surfaced during an investigation, the police official said. The ANC had earlier arrested alleged drug peddler Muzammil Abdul Rahman Shaikh with 35 grams of Mephedrone and booked him under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. During probe, it came to light that Dhurv was in touch with Shaikh since 2019. WhatsApp chats allegedly revealed that Dhruv had contacted him for obtaining drugs, the official said. 

He was also allegedly found to have transferred money to Shaikh's bank account at least six times. An ANC team led by Deputy Commissioner of Police Datta Nalawade was conducting further probe, the official added. Dalip had recently introduced his son on Instagram with a post. Sharing a picture of him, he had written, "My son Dhruv aspiring Actor." The post got good wishes from his colleagues such as Nafisa Ali, who had called him 'handsome'. Dhruv is a struggling actor and stays with his parents in Andheri (East) from where he was arrested. He has been subjected to a medical test. Shaikh is a drug-peddler and was arrested for the first time. ' Dalip Tahil is an Indian film, television and theatre actor. In a career spanning over 40 years in Bollywood, he has starred in many films like, 'Baazigar', 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', 'Mission Mangal', 'Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak', and 'Kaho Na...Pyaar Hain', to name a few.

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