Famous Indian Comedian Bharti Singh was arrested by the Anti Drug Bureau on Saturday in Mumbai.
As being reported the comedian was taken into custody by Narcotics Control Bureau on Saturday hours after carrying out a raid at her Mumbai residence.
On Saturday, the NCB conducted a search at the residence of comedian Bharti Singh and her husband Haarsh.
“NCB raided production office & house of comedian Bharti Singh & from both the places 86.5 gms of Ganja was recovered. Both Bharti & her husband Harsh Limbachiya accepted the consumption of Ganja. Bharti Singh arrested & examination of Harsh Limbachiya is underway: NCB,” reported ANI.
“A team led by NCB’s zonal director Sameer Wankhede carried out a search at Bharti Singh’s residence at Lokhandwala Complex in Andheri based on specific information. A small quantity of cannabis was recovered from her place,” the official said.
“Singh’s name had cropped up during the interrogation of a drug peddler,” he said. The agency is also carrying out searches at two other locations in the metropolis, the official added.
The development comes as the NCB continues its probe for the alleged drug use in Bollywood after the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput in June on the basis of WhatsApp chats involving drugs.
Comedian Bharti Singh gained international fame for appearing in various TV programs and reality shows.