Actress Charmee Petitions Hyderabad High Court Against the Forced Collection of Blood Samples

The authorities of Telangana excise summoned the famous actress of Tollywood Charmee for questioning in a drug racket case. There are 12 other famous Telugu film industry personalities who have been summoned by SIT (Special Team Investigation) regarding a drug racket which was busted in the beginning of this month.
Charmee petitioned to the Hyderabad High Court objecting to giving her blood, nail and hair samples for analysis. Article 20 (3) of the Indian Constitution reads that “No person accused of any offence shall be compelled to be a witness against himself”, Charmee said this was infringement with this article. She stressed on the fact that she was an unmarried woman and if the samples were taken forcibly it would affect her career.