TV actress Preetika Chauhan arrested by the NCB for alleged possession of drugs
In what came as a shocking piece of news, TV actress Preetika Chauhan, who has appeared in serials like Sankatmochan Mahabali Hanuman and Savdhaan India, has been arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) over alleged possession of drugs.
As per the news agency ANI, the NCB officials seized 99 grams of ganja (marijuana) from Preetika and a man named Faisal. The officials also conducted a raid in the Andheri area of Mumbai and arrested four persons including the actress and Faisal. Preetika will be now produced before the court in some time.
“A team of Mumbai Zonal Unit apprehended two persons at Machhimar, Versova, and succeeded in a seizure of 99 grams of Ganja from their possession, yesterday. The two persons – one Faisal & TV actor Preetika Chauhan – were arrested & produced before court: Narcotics Control Bureau,” tweeted ANI.
As per reports, the NCB officials launched a crackdown and were deployed in plain clothes at two places in Versova. It was there when they caught Preetika red-handed at the crime scene.
Preetika, who is apparently from Himachal Pradesh, made her small-screen debut in 2015. Some of her other notable shows are CID and Devo Ke Dev Mahadev. It is worth mentioning that Preetika’s arrest comes at a time when the entertainment industry is embroiled with drug-related controversies.
Just a few days ago, NCB held Arjun Rampal’s girlfriend Gabriella Demetriades’ brother Agisilaos Demetriades in relation to the drug angle linked with Sushant’s death case. His arrest came after NCB officials seized Hashish and Alprazolam tablets from him. It has also been alleged that Agisilaos’ had been an active supplier of drugs.
Meanwhile, more follow up related to Preetika’s arrest is awaited.