In a two-year-old drug case, comedian Bharti Singh and her husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa could find themselves in legal trouble.
Mumbai Narcotics Control Bureau have filed a 200-page chargesheet against the couple with the court, news agency ANI reported.
They were arrested in 2020 in connection with a drug case and are currently out on bail.
Bharti and Haarsh Limbachiyaa have a six-month-old son named Lakshya.
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested them in November 2020 after seizing ganja (cannabis) from their home in suburban Andheri. NCB stated that 86.5 grammes of cannabis were recovered from their home during a raid. “Both Bharti and her husband Haarsh Limbachiya accepted consumption of Ganja,” NCB officials told ANI.
According to an NCB official, the search was part of an investigation into alleged drug use in the entertainment industry.
The magistrate court granted the couple bail after two days on a bond of 15,000 each. The two were booked under sections 20(b)(ii)(A) (involves small quantity of drugs) and 8(c) (possession of drugs) and 27 (consumption of drugs) of the NDPS Act.
Bharti and Haarsh have both hosted several reality shows. Bharti is the current host of the singing competition show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs 2022. Bharti and Haarsh previously hosted another show, Hunarbaaz: Desh Ki Shaan. This year also saw the release of the third season of their own comedy game show, Khatra Khatra Khatra.
The couple regularly share amusing videos from their daily lives on Instagram and YouTube. Many of the videos also feature their son Lakshya, nicknamed Golla