A metropolis courtroom on Tuesday granted bail to Bollywood producer Firoz Nadiadwala’s wife, arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) for alleged drug possession. The accused was arrested on Sunday after ganja (marijuana) was allegedly discovered at her residence in suburban Juhu throughout a search by the NCB and despatched to 14-day judicial custody by a courtroom on Monday. She was granted bail by further chief judicial Justice of the Peace A H Kashiskar on a private bond of Rs 15,000. Arguing for bail, her lawyer Ayaz Khan submitted earlier than the courtroom that it’s a case of seizure of a small amount of drug.
The girl was not a drug peddler, however a client and the utmost punishment which she may get for the offence on conviction is one 12 months, Khan stated. He instructed the courtroom the accused is separated from her husband and has to take care of her kids.
She had been arrestedunder the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. An official of the NCB had on Sunday stated 10 grams of
ganja had been seized throughout the search.
The apex drug regulation enforcement company had claimed that the contraband was prima facie procured from one Wahid Abdul Kadir Sheikh alias Sultan, who was arrested earlier.
Meanwhile,the NCB recorded the assertion of Firoz Nadiadwala in reference to the drug seizure case on Monday. The NCB has thus far arrested 5 individuals, together with Nadiadwala”s wife, throughout its newest crackdown on drug peddlers and their shoppers.
A complete of 727.1 gram ganja, 74.1 gram charas, 95.1 gram MD and Rs 3,58,610 in money have been seized until now from the accused, an official had added.
The NCB began its probe into alleged drug use in Bollywood after the loss of life of actor Sushant Singh Rajput in June on the idea of WhatsApp chats involving medicine.
The central company had earlier arrested Rajput’s girlfriend, actress Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik, some staff of the late filmstar and some others underneath varied sections of the NDPS Act.
Rhea Chakraborty and another accused are at the moment out on bail.