Chargesheet against cricketer Rahul Sharma for drug use

Last Updated: Mon, Mar 25, 2013 09:27 hrs

Mumbai: The Mumbai Police has filed a chargesheet against cricketer Rahul Sharma and others in the 2012 Juhu rave party case.  South African all-rounder Wayne Parnell has been named absconding accused in the case.

The cricketers were present at the May 20, 2012 party at Juhu's Oakwood hotel. They have been accused of consuming cannabis.

Rahul Sharma, actor couple Apoorva Agnihotri and Shilpa Agnihotri, and others had been rounded up after a raid on the suburban hotel. 

The Special NDPS court today gave a copy of the charge sheet filed in a 'rave party' case to the accused.

Mumbai Police had on March 6 filed the charge sheet in the case after which the court had summoned all the accused.

Sharma and the actor couple, along with others, had been rounded up after a raid on a suburban hotel.

The police had conducted a raid in May last year on a party at the hotel in suburban Juhu, where drugs were allegedly being consumed, and rounded up around 86 persons.

Police had filed a 1,200-page charge sheet against 86 persons while 35 accused, mostly foreigners, were shown as wanted, a police official had earlier said. The wanted accused include foreigners, who left the country after the medical examination.

The charge sheet named Vishay Handa, the Director of the hotel, DJs Deepesh Sharma and Rakesh Sharma, Agnihotris, and Sharma, among others.

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