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Mumbai: Actress, friend held for drug consumption in Juhu hotel

Staff Reporter | Updated on: Monday, June 14, 2021, 08:34 PM IST

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Mumbai: Film actress Naira Shah and her friend Aashik Hussain were arrested by Santacruz Police for alleged possession and consumption of Charas in the wee hours of Monday from a Juhu based five star hotel. The duo were booked under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substance (NDPS) Act and produced in a court, where they were granted bail.

According to police, the actress was celebrating her birthday at Juhu-based Hotel JW Marriott on Sunday and after the party, Shah and Hussain went to their suite room. Santacruz Police had received a tip off about drug consumption, following which they raided their room at 3 am and found the duo in possession of one gram of Charas, rolled into cigarettes, said Dnyaneshwar Ganore, senior inspector of Santacruz police station.

The duo was taken into custody and sent for medical, which confirmed their consumption of banned drugs. They were then produced before a local magistrate court, where Shah and Hussain were granted bail.

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Published on: Monday, June 14, 2021, 08:29 PM IST