BOLLYWOOD actress Mamta Kulkarni has been detained in Kenya for her alleged role in drug trafficking. However, her husband Vijay alias Vicky Goswami have been arrested alongwith three others on same charges. Vicky Goswami is said to be the principal manager of Baktash Akasha’s organisation’s drug manufacturing and distribution business.
According to Media reports the arrest that took place on Sunday last week after top-secret joint operation was carried out by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (USDEA) and the Mombasa Police department.
The most prominent name in the list is of Baktash Akasha, a well-known Kenyan drug mafia and the son of slain drug baron Ibrahim Akasha. The court has listed Mamta Kulkarni’s husband as a ‘key associate of Baktash Akasha’. Baktash’s brother Ibrahim has also been arrested along with Pakistani national Gulam Hussein.
Mamta is currently being interrogated by the police for her alleged involvement in the case. She might be deported to India if she is formally charged as an ‘accomplice’ of Goswami.
Vicky Goswani was jailed in 1997 for trafficking about 11.5 tonne of Mandrax and was sentenced to 25 years of life imprisonment. He was released on November 15 last year on the grounds of good conduct. Mamta had resurfaced few years ago when she was spotted in Dubai jail visiting Goswami. Goswami converted to Islam and got married with Mamta Kulkarni when he was in jail.
Mamta Kulkarni took Bollywood by storm with her bold act in films like ‘Ashiq Awara’, Chinagate`, ‘Sabse Bada Khiladi’, `Waqt Hamara Hai` ‘Baazi’ and ‘Karan Arjun’ among others.