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Bharti Singh was arrested by the NCB on Saturday after three and a half hours of questioning. The photo is from when Bharti arrived at the NCB office.
Comedian Bharti Singh, arrested in the drugs case, will be produced in court today. Before this, he will be given medical treatment. The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested Bharti on Saturday after being questioned for three and a half hours. Bharti’s night passed in NCB’s Women’s Cell. On Saturday, 86.5 grams of ganja was found from Bharti’s home and office in NCB Red. She confessed to taking cannabis with husband Harsh Limbachiya.
Bharti’s husband also arrested
The NCB has also arrested Harsh Limbachiya after 18 hours of questioning. According to sources, the NCB also questioned Bharti and Harsh in front of a drug paddler, after which both of them confessed to taking cannabis. The drug peddler had named Bharti and Harsh in the interrogation on Friday. After this, they were raided in their homes and offices in Andheri, Lokhandwala and Versova on Saturday. The staff of Bharti’s house was also questioned.
Harsh Limbachia in NCB custody.
Can be jailed for 6 months
An NCB official said that the quantity of hemp recovered from Bharti Singh’s house is less under the law. Hemp up to one thousand grams is considered low quantity. In such cases, there can be a jail term of up to 6 months or a fine of Rs 10,000 or both.
Who is Bharti Singh?
Bharti Singh is a standup comedian and actress. She appears in The Kapil Sharma Show. Bharti married writer Harsh Limbachia in 2017. He started his career with the Indian Laughter Challenge. He then acted in several comedy shows, including comedy circus, comedy circus Mahasangram, comedy circus ka voodoo, story comedy circus ki and comedy nights bachao.
Many celebrities including Arjun Rampal have been questioned
On 20 November, Arjun Rampal reached the NCB office in the case related to drugs in Bollywood, where he was questioned for several hours. Arjun was interrogated two days before his live-in partner, Gabriela Demetriades. Rampal’s friend Paul Bartel was also arrested, he is in judicial custody till 25 November. Apart from these, NCB also arrested actress Riya Chakraborty. He is currently out on bail. Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan and Rakul Preet Singh have also been questioned.