New Delhi: Veteran actor Shakti Kapoor’s son Siddhant Kapoor has been detained by Bengaluru police in a drug-related case after they raided a party in the city. Siddhant tested positive for drug abuse and was apprehended by the police along with five others. Reacting to this news, Shakti Kapoor said that it is not possible. “I can only say one thing- it’s not possible”, the veteran actor told ETimes.
Shakti Kapoor also shared that it was through news channels that she came to know about her son’s detention. He told News18, “I don’t know anything. I just woke up and my phone keeps ringing. He hasn’t been arrested, but has been taken into custody by the police for (drugs) use.” . I don’t think there was any capture. I have as much information as is coming in the news and I am really disturbed by this news.”
After getting the information, the Bangalore Police reached the Park Hotel party. He confirmed that Siddhant Kapoor was among the six people who were found allegedly consuming drugs. Dr. Bhimashankar S. Guled, DCP, East Division, Bengaluru City told ANI, “Siddhant Kapoor has tested positive for drugs. He has been brought to Ulsoor police station.”
In 2020, Siddhant’s sister, actor Shraddha Kapoor was questioned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) for drug abuse related to the Sushant Singh Rajput (SSR) murder case. The actress had revealed in her testimony that she had attended the success party of SSR’s ‘Chhichhore’ at their Pawana guesthouse, but denied all reports of consuming any kind of drugs.
Siddhant is also an actor and assistant director by profession and has worked in films like “Shootout at Wadala”, “Haseena Parkar” and “Jazbaa”. He was invited to the Bangalore party as the DJ for the night.