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Bharti Singh was arrested by the NCB after a three-and-a-half hour interrogation. This photo was taken while he was on his way to the NCB office.
Comedian Bharti Singh, arrested on charges of possessing 86 86.5 grams of cannabis, will be produced in court shortly. Bharati will be taken for medical treatment before appearing in court. The Bureau of Narcotics Control (NCB) arrested Bharati 3.3 hours after questioning. At the same time, her husband Harsh Limbachia has been interrogated for the past 16 hours. The NCB has not yet made any statement about them. Bharati, who was arrested under the NDPS Act in 1976, used to spend the night in the women’s room of the NCB. In addition to these two, Bharati’s house staff have also been questioned by the NCB.
86.5 grams were recovered from Ganja Bharati’s production office and home. According to sources, the two had confronted a drug driver, after which both confessed to using cannabis (marijuana). The same drug dealers took their names in interrogation on Friday. Their homes and offices were then raided in Andheri, Lokhandwala and Versova.
“We have arrested Bharti Singh. About 8 grams of cannabis has been recovered from her. Her husband Harsh Limbachia is currently being questioned. We will give you more details,” NCB zonal director Sameer Wankhade said. Will inform about development. “He was rescued from his house during the raid. It is learned that there is a large quantity of illicit drugs (cannabis) in India.
The NCB team has taken Harsh into custody and is interrogating him.
Provision of imprisonment for the month of Jail
Another NCB official said it was alleged that the amount recovered from Bharti Singh’s house was a “small amount” under the law. Up to one thousand grams of flax is considered a small amount and can be punishable by up to six months in jail or a fine of Rs 10,000 or both. Commercial amounts (20 kg or more) can result in up to 20 years in prison. This could result in up to 10 years in prison. “Bharti Singh’s name came up during interrogation from a drug dealer,” the official said.
Who is Bharati Singh?
Bharti Singh is a standup comedian and actress. He appeared in ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’. Bharati was married to author Harsh Limbachia in 2017. He started his career with the Indian Laughter Challenge. He then worked on several comedy shows, including Comedy Circus, Comedy Circus Mahasangram, Comedy Circus Ka Vodo, Story Circus Key and Comedy Night Bachao.
Many celebrities including Arjun Rampal were interrogated
Earlier, on November 20, Arjun Rampal arrived at the NCB office in a drug case, where he was interrogated for several hours. Arjun was questioned two days before his live-in partner Gabriela Demetriades. Rampal’s friend Paul Bartel was also arrested and is in judicial custody until November 25. Apart from these, NCB actress Riya Chakraborty has also been arrested. He is currently out on bail. Apart from these, actresses Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan and Rakul Preet Singh have also been questioned.