Mumbai, Oct 23: Actor and former 'Bigg Boss' contestant Ajaz Khan was arrested by the Anti-Narcotics Cell of Navi Mumbai Police for allegedly possessing a banned drug, an official said Tuesday. The controversial actor was arrested from a hotel room in Belapur with eight tablets of the prohibited 'ecstasy' tablets, which are popular in rave parties.
He was arrested from a hotel in CBD Belapur in neighbouring Navi Mumbai, police said. Later he was sent to 3-day police custody. The arrested actor, however, said that he is innocent is being framed."Based on specific information, the 35-year-old actor was arrested from the room of a hotel in Belapur. Khan, a resident of Andheri sububrb in Mumbai, was possessing tablets of 'Ecstasy', a narcotic drug," Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime), Tushar Doshi, said.He has worked in some Bollywood films and television serials.In 2016, Khan was arrested for sending obscene photos and abusive messages to a 36-year-old hair stylist. He was later released on bail by a court in Borivli.
News24 Bureau/ Agencies