Cops confirm that both the celebs were among the 150 people detained by the Task Force and Banjara Hills police. A top-cop at Banjara Hills police station told Hyderabad Times, “Around 150 people were partying at a pub last night. The pub doesn’t have permission to operate post-midnight. A singer and actress were among those detained as a prohibited substance was found on the premises. We are still interrogating and are yet to file an FIR. More details will be revealed soon.”
Both Rahul and Niharika were at the police station overnight with several other VIPs and received notices from the cops. Confirmation is awaited if they were involved in substance abuse. Rahul was let go by the police at 8 AM on Sunday, state reports while Niharika was spotted leaving the station at 12 PM. Blood has been drawn from all those detained for testing and the medical reports are yet to be back. In March 2020, Rahul Sipligunj was involved in a brawl at a pub in Hyderabad. As this is a developing case, further details are awaited.