Popular comedian Bharti Singh and her husband Harsh Limbachiyaa were questioned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in Mumbai after a search was conducted at their residence at Lokhandwala Complex in Andheri earlier on Saturday.
The NCB had recovered a small quantity of cannabis at their residence, an official said. Sameer Wankhede, NCB’s chief investigator as well as Zonal Director, who was also present during the raid, led the team that conducted the search, several media houses reported. "Singh's name had cropped up during the interrogation of a drug peddler," he said.
NCB is also carrying out searches at two more locations in the city, the official added.
The NCB started investigating drug use in the Bollywood fraternity following Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput death by suicide at his Bandra home on June 14, 2020.
They have been looking over Whatsapp chats involving alleged drug use among several prominent personalities like Shraddha Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan, Rakul Preet Singh, Deepika Padukone, and Firoz Nadiadwala.
Bharti Singh has climbed the ladder in the TV industry appearing in many comedy and reality shows on TV. She is currently seen in the famous TV show, the Kapil Sharma Show.