In a surprising improvement, the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) late on Saturday arrested tv comic Bharti Singh for alleged possession and consumption of a banned drug (marijuana), after her properties have been raided this morning, a high official mentioned. “Now we have arrested Bharti Singh and located a bit of over 86 gms of marijuana from her. Her husband Harsh Limbachiya is at present being interrogated by NCB. We will replace on additional developments later,” NCB Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede instructed IANS.
Round 86.50 gms of banned drug (Marijuana), which is alleged to be of business amount, was recovered from their residence within the raids and the duo has reportedly even confessed to consuming medicine.
The NCB zeroed within the couple after a few drug peddlers, arrested in an ongoing motion late on Friday, revealed the names of Bharti and Harsh.
Armed with the knowledge, the NCB swooped on their properties in not less than two places in suburban Andheri’s Lokhandwala Advanced and Versova and completely search the premises to search out the banned dope (Marijuana) from there.
Thereafter, they have been detained and summoned for additional investigations to the NCB workplace the place they reached there in separate automobiles. On reaching the NCB places of work this afternoon, Bharti Singh briefly instructed mediapersons that that they had been “known as for some questioning”. After sustained interrogation of almost 5 hours, late this night, Bharti was positioned below arrest, whereas hubby Harsh was nonetheless being grilled by the sleuths. Bharti shall be produced earlier than a designation court docket on Sunday, although it isn’t clear whether or not will probably be a bodily look or through videoconference.
It may be recalled that earlier this month actor Arjun Rampal‘s residence was searched, and each he and his girlfriend, Gabriella Demetriades, have been summoned for questioning.
(With inputs from IANS)