Famous comedian Bharti Singh was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Saturday. During interrogation, Bharti and her husband Harsh have confessed of taking cannabis. Bharti’s husband is still being questioned. 86.5 grams of ganja has also been recovered from Bharti’s production office and home. Bharti can be called in court tomorrow.
The names of the two were revealed during questioning by a drug peddler. This was followed by raids in homes in Andheri, Lokhandwala and Versova. The NCB has also recovered intoxicants from there.
Arjun Rampal in drugs case
Earlier, on 20 November in the drugs case, Arjun Rampal was being questioned. Let us tell you that during the raid at the house of Arjun Rampal on November 9, the investigating agency seized electronic gadgets like laptop, mobile phone and tablet and also questioned the driver of Arjun. A day before the raid at Rampal’s house, the NCB arrested the wife of Bollywood producer Firoz Nadiadwala, as ganja was found allegedly at his residence in Suburban Juhu.
Who is Bharti Singh?
Bharti Singh is a standup comedian and actress. She appears in ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’. Bharti married writer Harsh Limbachiya in 2017. She started her career with the Indian Laughter Challenge. Bharti then acted in several comedy shows, including Comedy Circus Mahasangram, Comedy Circus Ke Ajube (2012). She has done ‘Comedy Nights Bachao’ and ‘Comedy Nights Live’ with Krushna Abhishek on TV.
Sushant Singh Rajput case came with the drug angle
Significantly, after the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput in June, the NCB started an investigation into alleged drug use in Bollywood based on a WhatsApp chat involving drugs. The central agency had earlier arrested Rajput’s beloved actress Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik, some employees of the late actor’s film and some others under the sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. Rhea Chakraborty and some other accused are currently out on bail.