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Comedian Bharti Singh and her husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa, who were arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau over alleged possession and use of marijuana, have been granted bail by a Mumbai court.
36-year-old Bharti Singh, a popular comic actor, was arrested on Saturday after her Mumbai home was searched by the anti-drugs bureau. he was arrested yesterday after over 15 hours of questioning.
The anti-drugs bureau on Saturday said a "small quantity of cannabis" (86.5 grams) was found from their home in an apartment complex in Andheri. Later, they were taken to the agency's Mumbai office for questioning. "Both Bharti Singh and her husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa accepted consuming ganja," the NCB said in a statement.
On Sunday, the couple was produced before the magistrate's court, which had remanded them to judicial custody till December 4. "Both of them have been granted bail by the Metropolitan Magistrate Court on furnishing a bail bond of ₹ 15,000 each. No reply was filed by the NCB yet. A notice was issued to them on Sunday itself," their lawyer Aiyaz Khan said today.
Ms Singh's name emerged during questioning of a drug peddler, according to an NCB official.