South Indian actor Shwetha Kumari, arrested in a drug seizure case, was remanded in judicial custody by a court docket in Mumbai on Thursday. Her bail plea will likely be heard on Friday, the court docket stated. Kumari, who has acted in Kannada and Telugu movies, was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) from a resort in Mira Bhayander space of neighbouring Thane district on Monday following alleged seizure 400 grams of Mephedrone (MD), a banned substance.
After her NCB custody ended on Thursday, she was produced earlier than a Justice of the Peace’s court docket right here, which remanded her in 14-day judicial custody because the probe company didn’t press for additional remand.
As a part of its crackdown on drug rackets in Maharashtra and Goa, the probe company seized 400 grams of MD on January 2. An investigation led to the search of a resort in Mira Bhayandar, following which Kumari was arrested. Kumari has filed a bail plea which will likely be heard on Friday.
In a associated case, a peddler who allegedly equipped medication to Harsh Limbachiya, husband of comic Bharti Singh, was additionally produced earlier than the court docket on Thursday following his arrest the day earlier than.
Swami Narayan, the accused, was remanded in 14-day judicial custody, particular prosecutor Atul Sarpande stated.
Bharti and Harsh Limbachiya had been arrested in November following alleged seizure of medication from their home in Mumbai. The couple later obtained bail.
The NCB has been probing a drug case associated to actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s loss of life. Actor Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik had been amongst these arrested in the case. The two later obtained bail.