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

08:29 PM Jun 14, 2021 | Staff Reporter

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.

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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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