Top Bengaluru model Darshitmita Gowda arrested in drug racket

Bengaluru, June 23: A top model from the Bengaluru was arrested on drug trafficking charges by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Tuesday at Bengaluru.
Darshitmita Gowda, 26, was arrested under various sections of the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.

According to Bureau officers, she was part of a gang supplying drugs to college students and working professionals, among others, in Bengaluru, Mangaluru and Goa.

Darshitmita wasn’t at home at the time of the raid and only Nishant was arrested. During interrogation, Nishant claimed Darshitmita was part of the racket and managed all the financial transactions. The NCB issued summons to Darshitmita after collecting evidence against her.

 On Tuesday , Darshitmita appeared before the NCB and was taken into custody after questioning.

The model, a regular at major fashion events, is the fifth person to be arrested in connection with the case, the investigation into which began after the NCB, on November 30, 2015, raided a posh apartment in RT Nagar, where the model and her boyfriend Nishant lived. During the raid, 110g of cocaine, 19g of hashish, 1.2g of MDMA and one LSD blot were seized.