Actress Sanjjanaa Galrani, who has her bail application hearing today, is currently at the central jail at Parappana Agrahara as part of her 14 day judicial custody. This case for bail was up for hearing yesterday, when it was adjourned and it will be heard today. It was during the court proceedings yesterday that Sanjjanaa’s lawyer argued that the case against her was based on hearsay and that there were no concrete charges against her. He pointed out that Sanjjanaa’s name was not found in the FIR and that she had been arraigned later as accused no 14 only because she was a celebrity.
Advocate Srinivasa Rao, Sanjjanaa’s lawyer, told the could that the police had failed to specify which witness or accused had mentioned about her involvement in the alleged crime. He also said that she had been arrested in the case that was entirely built on hearsay. Sanjjanaa has been arrested along with many others, including actress Ragini Dwivedi, as part of a case registered by the CCB. This is now being contested by her lawyers for bail at the special court for Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropics Substances Act. Incidentally, Sanjjanaa’s 14 day judicial custody ends on September 30. She was arrested after a raid and an inquiry that followed at the CCB court.
Sanjjanaa has been accused of allegedly not just consuming but also distributing drugs in this act. The case has now fallen under the lens of the Enforcement Directorate too, who have asked the court to interrogate five of the accused regarding this.