Big Boss Telugu contestant and actress Mumaith Khan who is at present a part of the first season of the famous television show, hosted by Junior NTR, has received a notice from the excise department and will soon quit the competition to appear before the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in connection with an ongoing investigation into a drug racket.
At present the item girl is lodged in the elegant and nicely decorated luxurious house of Bigg Boss Telugu 2017 and is all set to be questioned by SIT regarding the drug racket involvement on July 2017.
Confirming the same, Enforcement director Akun Sabharwal said, "Mumaith Khan will have to appear for questioning like the others who have been issued notices under Section 67 of NDPS Act. Mumaith is scheduled to appear before the SIT on July 27."
"We contacted the show managers and the actress confirmed that she will be appearing before police for questioning," a SIT official stated further.
Besides Mumaith, a bunch of other Tollywood artists like Puri Jagannadh, Ravi Teja, Charmme Kaur, cinematographer Shyam K Naidu, art director Chinna N Dharmarao, P Subbaraju, P Navdeep, Tarun Kumar and A Tanish were also dragged in the matter.
While Popular director Puri Jagannadh was questioned for nearly 10 hours on Wednesday, SIT officials grilled Actor P Subbaraju in Hyderabad on Friday. Actor Ravi Teja will also appear before the SIT on July 24.
According to reports, Mumaith will be questioned on Thursday and is allowed to select a place of her choice unlike other male artists who have been questioned in Abkari Bhavan at Nampally.
The investigation process which have started on July 19, will come to an end on 27th July.
On the work front, the Bigg Boss Telugu contestant has also tried her hands in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada and several regional language films in the past.