Famous comedian Bharti Singh has been arrested after questioning by the Narcotics Control Bureau in Mumbai. Singh and her husband, Harsh Limbachiyaa, were taken to the NCB’s Mumbai office for questioning after the anti-drug agency recovered a “small quantity of cannabis” during a search of their home this morning.
Visuals from outside their residence an apartment complex in Andheri showed Ms Singh being driven away in a red Mercedes, while Mr Limbachiyaa was taken in a white NCB van.”
According to the information received,Singh’s name emerged during questioning of a drug peddler following which a search was carried out at her home. During the search a small quantity of cannabis was recovered after which NCB took the celebrity couple for investigation. The agency also carried out searches at two other locations in Mumbai, the official added.
The raids come amid an expanding probe which began with inquiries into the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput in June into alleged drug use by members of the entertainment industry.