NCB raided his house after comedian Bharti Singh was named in a drug case and recovered 86.5 grams of hemp from his house. Her husband Harsh Limbichia and NCB questioned him till late evening yesterday and took him into custody. Both confessed to taking cannabis during interrogation. Today Bharti Singh has to appear in court.
Anchor Aishwarya Kapoor asked sharp questions from comedian Raju Srivastava on Republic TV’s debate show ‘Askata Hai Bharat’ on the latest drug case in Bollywood. Aishwarya Kapoor said, ‘You are a comedian yourself, is Raju ji a comedy only with Ganja? From Kishore Kumar to Johnny Lever and you people, does comedy only happen with drugs?
Raju Srivastava replied, ‘What is the need of doing this mess, how did she (Bharti Singh) gets seduced and who was misled by me, I feel very shocked and angry on hearing this. We’ve been together at her birthday party. In her marriage, she did dance, dance, comedy together for 3 days. 130 crore people of the country recognize you, is this addiction low?
Aishwarya Kapoor asked Raju Srivastava, ‘Bharti Singh came from a very small place and it shows that drugs have taken over the entire film industry. Makes people laugh by taking drugs and accepting them. Isn’t comedy without drugs? ‘ Raju Srivastava replied, ‘Hindustan has kept you on your head and you are doing such activities. I don’t know, I did it to show someone, in showmanship that if I take big celebs, then we will also take it to sit in high society. There is no need for drugs to make you laugh. ‘
BJP’s spokesperson Sardar RP Singh said in the panel, “Today if a film industry actor gets drugs at home then a little shocking is because everybody knows NCB is doing inquiries, raids are being conducted. This means that he has become badly addicted.