Comedian Bharti Singh and husband Harsh Limbachiya were granted bail by Mumbai court in a drug case on Monday.
The couple was arrested on Saturday by the Narcotics Control Bureau after seizure of ganja (cannabis) from their house in suburban Andheri after recovering 86.5 gm of ganja. Up to 1,000 gm of ganja is considered a small quantity, for the possession of which one can be jailed for up to six months and/or a fine of Rs 10,000 can be imposed.
NCB has said both Bharti and Harsh have admitted to having consumed ganja. After Harsh was arrested on Sunday, the couple was produced before a magistrates court on Sunday which remanded them to judicial custody. Soon after the court order, the couple filed bail pleas through advocate Ayaz Khan. In their bail pleas, Singh and Limbachiya sought to be released saying they do not have any criminal antecedents and hence there is no question of them absconding.