Bengaluru: Officials of the Central Crime Branch, probing the drug case, carried out raids on Tuesday at various premises belonging to Ricky Rai in Bidadi, Ramanagara district on the outskirts of Bengaluru and also a house in Sadashivanagar belonging to Ricky, police sources said.

Ricky Rai, the son of “reformed” don late Muthappa Rai in connection with the Sandalwood drug case.Ricky was not just in touch with the accused but also attended the parties they hosted. We have also checked his mobile phone,” said the official. Sandeep Patil, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime), confirmed the developments. “Warrants were obtained and a search conducted in Ricky’s house based on information that he is supporting a few of the absconding accused,” he said