Comic Bharti Singh’s husband, Haarsh Limbachiyaa, was arrested Sunday morning after being questioned by the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) for 15 hours. The 33-year-old was taken in custody hours after his spouse’s arrest on Saturday.
Ms Singh and her husband, Haarsh Limbachiyaa, have been taken to the NCB’s Mumbai workplace for questioning after the anti-drug company recovered a “small amount of hashish” (86.5 grams) throughout a search of their house on Saturday morning.
In keeping with the anti-drugs company NCB, Ms Bharti and Mr Limbachiyaa accepted that they use narcotic substances.
“Each Bharti Singh and her husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa accepted consuming ganja. Ms Singh was positioned below arrest below the Narcotic Medication and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act,” the NCB launch learn.
The amount of medication discovered at their house was not industrial, however may invite a most punishment of as much as 10 years in jail.
In keeping with an NCB official, quoted by news company PTI, Ms Singh’s title emerged throughout questioning of a drug peddler. The company additionally carried out searches at two different places in Mumbai, the official added.
The NCB has been probing alleged drug use in Bollywood and the leisure trade after the loss of life of actor Sushant Singh Rajput in June on the idea of WhatsApp chats involving medicine.
Over the previous few months prime Bollywood actors Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Rakulpreet Singh and Shraddha Kapoor have all been questioned by the NCB. The company has mentioned that is a part of its try and unravel the community of drug provide to celebrities.
Earlier this month actor Arjun Rampal’s house was searched, and each he and his girlfriend, Gabriella Demetriades, have been summoned for questioning.
Ms Demetriades’s brother, Agisialos Demetriades, a South African nationwide was additionally questioned and is presently within the company’s custody.
Earlier than that, the NCB had summoned movie producer Firoz Nadiadwala. A day earlier his spouse, Shabana Saeed, was arrested after investigators allegedly discovered 10 grams of marijuana at their Juhu house throughout a raid. Ms Saeed has since been launched on bail.
The central company had earlier arrested Rajput’s girlfriend, actress Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik, some workers of the late movie star and some others below varied sections of the NDPS Act, based mostly on restoration of a small amount of marijuana.
Rhea Chakraborty and another accused are presently out on bail.
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