Recently Bollywood and pop singer Daler Mehndi found convicted in a human trafficking case by a Patiala court in Punjab and sentenced to two years in jail. The Punjab Police had taken the singer into custody but soon after his conviction, he granted bail. This is not for the first time when a singer sent to the jail. Here is a list of 10 Bollywood singers arrested by the police on having various criminal charges.
1) Mika Singh
Mika Singh is a controversial man. He got arrested once when he slapped a fan in Delhi.
2) Prajakta Shukre
Ex-contestant of Indian Idol and Bollywood singer Prajakta was booked on charges of rash and negligent driving and injuring two. Indian Idol winner Abhijeet Sanwat was also with her during that time.
3) Ankit Tiwari
His ex-girlfriend accused him of raping her. After that, he was arrested by the police.
4) Adnan Sami
The police arrested Pakistani singer Adnan Sami in the cheating and cruelty complaint filed against him by his wife in 2009. However, he was released on bail the same day.
5) Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
In 2011, noted Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan was detained at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport in New Delhi by revenue intelligence officials after he and two of his troupe members were caught allegedly carrying US $1.24 lakh in undeclared foreign currency.
6) Abhijeet Bhattacharya
In 2016, singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya was arrested in and later released by Mumbai police after an FIR filed by AAP leader Preeti Sharma Menon. He was arrested for an abusive and offensive tweet.
7) Vishal Dadlani
He was arrested for insulting a Jain leader Tarun Sagar.
8) Aditya Narayan
Actor, singer and television presenter Aditya Narayan arrested in a road accident case but was granted bail later.
9) Zubin Garg
He was arrested for slapping a minor at a public place. He spent some months in jail for the same charge.
10) Suraj Bahadur
Indian Idol ex-contestant Suraj was booked by the police on robbery charges.