A court in Mumbai on Sunday directed comedian Bharati Singh and her husband Harsh Limbachiyaa in judicial custody till December 4.
They have been arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) following seizure of weed and unaccounted cash of 1.49 lakhs from their house. According to the NCB officials, they recovered a bag weighing 65 grams of weed from the production house of Limbachiyaa located in Versova and 21.5 gram of cannabis from his residence, Oberoi Springs in Andheri on 21st November, 2020.
The couple confessed the consumption of weed through NCB to the Esplanade court and got booked under sections 20(b) (ii) (A), (involving small quantity of drugs) and 8c (possession of drugs) and 27(consumption of drugs) of the NDPS Act.
Both Bharati and Harsh got bailed as Mumbai court granted it on Monday morning. Their defense lawyer Ayaz Khan stated, “The seized drug is small quantity and all offences punishable with an imprisonment for a term of unto 1years with a fine or both and are trouble by the magistrate court.”