On Friday, 15th July 2016, Crime Branch raided Priyanka Chopra’s brother Siddhartha’s mugshot lounge in Pune.The raid unclothed that high profile people used to indulge into the bastardized activity of having drugs and tobacco mixed products with hookah. Owner, who’s none other brother of ‘Krissh’ actress, was not present at the spot.
Though the smoking and drugging hookah is criminalized in India, most of the people would come to Siddhartha owned Mugshot Lounge and practice the drug addiction with their colleagues and friends. City police got information about this illicit activity and immediately rushed to the spot for raiding it.
Inspector Rajendra Kumar led the team of senior officials seized the area and booked Siddhartha under sections of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition Of advertisement And Regulation Of Trade And Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003. The accused is in New York with his sister who is shooting her American TV drama Quantico’s season 2.
The area which got raided by the officers comes under ‘no-smoking’ zone and indulging into such activities is outlawed by the Indian government. Still, the managers and head persons in that lounge were running the illegal activity which was uncovered by the Pune police on Friday.