The Narcotics Control Bureau on Saturday arrested comedian Bharti Singh for alleged possession and consumption of a banned drug. Around 86.50 gms of banned drug (Marijuana), which is said to be of commercial quantity, was recovered from her home. Soon after this, one of her old tweet about drugs went viral on social media. Yes, the tweet was shared by the comedian in 2015 where was asking people to not to consume drugs. Bharti wrote, "Please stop taking drugs it is harmful to your health."This tweet came into light after a user on Twitter uploaded a screenshot of it and wrote, "5 years ago #BhartiSingh used to give gyaan on drugs."
Meanwhile, Bharti shall be produced before a designation court on Sunday, though it is not clear whether it will be a physical appearance or via videoconference. The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested Bharti and her husband Harsh Limbachiyaa for possession of 86.5 grams of marijuana on Saturday after a search at their house in Mumbai. The raids are part of a series of investigations that the anti-drugs government agency has taken up to find out the extent of drug abuse in the film industry. The investigations have been going on for the past 3 months or so – after the controversial death of Sushant Singh Rajput in June and allegations that the drug mafia was involved in his now declared death by suicide. Bharti Singh is one of the stars who has featured on popular shows with Kapil Sharma apart from a bunch of other comedy-based shows aside from hosting several other reality TV shows in her career.