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Firoz Nadiadwala on Wife Shabana Saeed's Arrest by NCB: 'The Truth Will be Out'

Firoz Nadiadwala

Firoz Nadiadwala

The residence of the Nadiadwalas was searched by a team of NCB officials who seized the marijuana, officials said.

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Sunday arrested Bollywood producer Firoz Nadiadwala’s wife after ganja was found at their residence in suburban Juhu. NCB Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede told PTI that Firoz Nadiadwala was summoned by the anti-drugs agency, but he failed to appear.

“We have arrested Firoz Nadiadwala’s wife under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. Further investigation is on,” he said.

Now, reacting to the news of his wife’s arrest, Firoz told SpotboyE, “The truth will be out. Pray for me.”

Earlier on Sunday, a team of NCB sleuths searched the residence of the Nadiadwalas and seized 10 grams of ganja, officials said, adding that the contraband was prima facie procured from one Wahid Abdul Kadir Sheikh alias Sultan who was arrested earlier.

“Firoz Nadiadwala’s wife Shabana Saeed was issued a notice under section 67 of the NDPS Act. She was arrested after her statement was recorded,” officials said.

The NCB had earlier arrested four persons during its crackdown on drug peddlers and their clients. A total of 727.1 gram ganja, 74.1 gram charas, 95.1 gram MD and Rs 3,58,610 have been seized till now from the four accused, the officials told news agency PTI.

Firoz Nadiadwala is a film producer known for bankrolling several hit multi-starrer comedies in Bollywood. He is the grandson of producer A K Nadiadwala and cousin of filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala. Firoz’s productions include Phir Hera Pheri, Welcome, Welcome Back, Aarakshan, Deewane Huye Pagal, Kartoosh, and Aan.

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first published:November 09, 2020, 10:38 IST