Comedian Bharti Singh was taken into custody by the NCB on Saturday. She was arrested by the NCB in connection to the drug probe following the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. The comedian was booked by the agency under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act 1986. Her husband, Haarsh Limbachiyaa was reportedly arrested on Sunday morning, after intensive questioning. According to the latest reports, after Bharti Singh and husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa’s arrest, NCB seeks remand over consumption and financing of drugs.
In a video shared on Instagram, Bharti Singh, and her husband Haarsh are spotted arriving at the special NDPS court in Mumbai. The video sees the couple arriving together with the police and NCB officials. While speaking with the media present at the NDPS court in Mumbai, today, special public prosecutor, Advocate Atul Sarpande said that Bharti has been booked for consumption, while her husband Haarsh for financing. The public prosecutor mentioned that he will be seeking a 7-day remand from the court. When asked for more details, he refused to share important evidence regarding the case.
Bharti Singh was taken into custody after the NCB found a small quantity of cannabis, during her home search. The NCB had conducted a raid at the comedian’s house on Saturday and found 86.5 grams of cannabis in Bharti and Haarsh’s home in Andheri. The couple was later taken to the NCB office for questioning. ANI reported that Bharti and Haarsh accepted consuming drugs. After Bharti Singh’s arrest, Haarsh was taken into custody after 15 hours of questioning over allegations of possession and use of drugs. Check Atul Sarpande's media statement below:
Meanwhile, reportedly, Bharti Singh and Haarsh Limbachiyaa’s name came under the NCB scanner during the questioning of a drug peddler. Until now, many names from the Hindi film industry have been summoned and questioned by the NCB. The agency has also arrested many in regards to the drug probe. Also Read: After Comedian Bharti Singh, Her Husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa Also Arrested By The NCB In Drug Probe-REPORT
Image source: Instagram/ Bharti Singh