Ajaz Tests Positive for COVID-19 in Custody, Sent To Hospital
The NCB officer handling the probe will also get tested.
Actor and former Bigg Boss contestant, Ajaz Khan, who was recently arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau in relation to a drug case, has tested positive for COVID-19, reported ANI. He is being shifted to a hospital and the officer involved in the probe will also get tested.
As per a report by ANI, Khan was detained at the Mumbai airport by the NCB on 30 March. He was reportedly supposed to attend a hearing today, 5 April. The NCB had also said that raids were conducted at two other locations in Mumbai.
NCB Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede said, "We have found his involvement in the Shadab Batata case and he is definitely facing some serious charges. His statement is being recorded at present," India Times reported. "Nothing. Ask them where they got it... what they got was four sleeping pills. My wife had a miscarriage and was in depression. She was taking those pills," Ajaz said to reporters outside court.
Ajaz joins a list of celebrities who have tested positive for the coronavirus including Alia Bhatt, Bappi Lahiri, Govinda, and Akshay Kumar.
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