Persevering with its swoop on the leisure trade, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Saturday raided the houses of comedienne Bharati Singh and her husband Harsh Limbachiyaa, official sources mentioned.
The NCB is known to have recovered an unspecified amount of ‘ganja’ within the raids led by Deputy Director Sameer Wankhede after a drug peddler revealed their names.
Later, Bharti and Harsh have been detained and brought for investigations to the NCB places of work in south Mumbai in separate automobiles the place they have been being questioned.
On reaching the NCB places of work, Bharti Singh briefly advised media individuals that they’d been “known as for some questioning”.
Earlier this morning, the NCB groups landed at their premises in Andheri, Lokhandwala Advanced and Versova areas and carried out search operations.
Comedienne Bharti and Harsh are famous comedians, tv personalities internet hosting programmes, showing in actuality reveals or serials.
The most recent motion is a part of the continuing investigations into Bollywood-drugs mafia nexus which the NCB is attempting to unravel because the previous three months or so.
Since September until date, the NCB has arrested over 20 individuals together with Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty, now on bail, her brother Showik and different movie trade associated individuals, drug financiers, suppliers or peddlers, together with some foreigners.
Because the NCB claims to have unearthed an in depth hyperlink between medication mafia and the glamour trade, it has questioned a number of distinguished movie personalities.
They included actresses Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan, model-cum-actor Arjun Rampal, and filmmaker Firoz Nadiadwala, whose spouse Shabana was arrested and bought bail after some portions of ‘business amount’ medication have been discovered at her residence.
The NCB investigations are an off-shoot of the probe into the loss of life of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who was discovered useless at his Bandra house on June 14 which sparked off an enormous political controversy.