Kochi: A Malayalam serial actress and her driver were arrested on Sunday on charges of possession and sale of synthetic drugs.
Aswathy Babu (22), a serial artist and model, and her driver, Binoy Abraham (38),
According to the police, Aswathy Babu, a resident of Thiruvananthapuram, has been living in Ernakulam since last four years. She has done some minor roles in Malayalam TV serials. Recently, he went to a rented flat in DD Golden Gate, Palachuwad, and there were reports that he was selling synthetic drugs for night parties in Kochi.
“We have been closely monitoring her over the past few weeks following information that she was in possession of banned drugs. Both were arrested from the basement of the flat, while Binoy was handing the drugs to Aswathy,” said Thrikkakara SI Shaju A N.
“The drugs were brought from Bengaluru and we have not been able to identify the supplier till now, they are illegally selling the products which organize the illegal night parties. We searched for the flat but did not find anything else. Further investigations have been initiated to check whether anybody else is involved or not, “the official said.