Bengaluru: NCB arrests 2014 Miss Queen Karnataka in drug racket case

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Bengaluru, June 23: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Tuesday, June 21, arrested Darshitmita Gowda, a top model on charges of drug trafficking, from Bengaluru.

According to media reports, 26-year-old Darshitmita was booked under sections of the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985. Besides her, four more people were arrested in connection with the case.


NCB officers said that Darshitmita was part of a gang that used to supply drugs to college students and youngsters in Bengaluru, Mangaluru and in Goa.

Darshitmita came under NCB scanner when the posh apartment in RT Nagar was raided in Nov 2015, where she was living with her boyfriend Nishant. NCB officials had reportedly recovered 110 grams of cocaine, 19 grams of hashish, 1.2 grams of MDMA and one LSD blot from her apartment.

Her alleged boyfriend was arrested on Nov 30, 2015, who later on named Darshitmita and four others as his aides.

On Tuesday, she was summoned by the NCB, after which she appeared before a court and was then sent to judicial custody, TOI reported.

Darshitmita, a native of Chikkamagaluru in Karnataka, had won Miss Queen Karnataka contest in 2014 and was a regular face at major fashion events in the city.

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