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 houses have been raided this morning, a prime official stated.
“We’ve arrested Bharti Singh and located a bit over 86 gms of marijuana from her. Her husband Harsh Limbachiya is at the moment being interrogated by NCB. We will replace on additional developments later,” NCB Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede informed IANS.
Round 86.50 gms of banned drug (Marijuana), which is claimed to be of business amount, was recovered from their house 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 data, the NCB swooped on their houses in at the least two places in suburban Andheri’s Lokhandwala Advanced and Versova and totally search the premises to seek 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 autos.
On reaching the NCB places of work this afternoon, Bharti Singh briefly informed mediapersons that they’d been “referred to as for some questioning”.
After sustained interrogation of almost 5 hours, late this night, Bharti was positioned underneath arrest, whereas hubby Harsh was nonetheless being grilled by the sleuths.
Bharti shall be produced earlier than a designation courtroom on Sunday, although it’s not clear whether or not it is going to be a bodily look or through videoconference.