The Esplanade courtroom on Tuesday granted bail to producer Firoz Nadiadwala’s estranged spouse Shabana Saeed.
On Sunday, the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) arrested Saeed and 4 others in an ongoing crackdown on using medication in Bollywood. In a raid at her dwelling in Juhu, officers discovered 10 gram of marijuana. Saeed was remanded in judicial custody on Monday, following which her lawyer Ayaz Khan filed for bail.
“We argued that the amount seized could be very small, for which the punishment is round one-year jail. She has separated from her husband and the custody of the 2 children is to stay along with her. She has to take care of them additionally,” Khan argued whereas looking for bail.
Following a tip-off, NCB first arrested Wahid Abdul Kadir Shaikh alias Sultan Mirza from Andheri (West). Throughout his interrogation, he revealed that he had equipped marijuana to Saeed. Shaikh has allegedly been supplying medication from a number of years and is called Sultan Mirza within the drug provide chain, stated NCB officers.
An NCB group instantly reached Saeed’s residence in Juhu and a search was performed within the presence of two impartial witnesses. Officers recovered 10 gram of marijuana from the property, which was procured from Shaikh. A discover was issued underneath part 67 of the Narcotic Medication and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act and Saeed was arrested after her assertion was recorded.
Other than Saeed and Shaikh, NCB additionally arrested three different drug suppliers within the operation, and their questioning is underway.