Punjabi singer Gurinder Singh Grewal, popularly known as Vadda Grewal, was arrested by the Mohali police on Friday for possessing 30 gm of opium. The singer, a resident of Sangrur, was admitted to a private hospital in Sohana on 13 April due to drug overdose. As per the hospital authorities, Grewal’s health was so critical that they had to put him on the ventilator for more than 24 hours. After that, his condition improved following which he was discharged today.
Police officials conducted a raid at the hospital to check from where the accused has brought the drug during the curfew in the state. According to all sources, the police had also rounded up two of the singer’s accomplices for questioning. “During the preliminary investigation, it was found that the accused was staying at Sector 51, Chandigarh, with his friends for the last few days and had also stayed in few hotels of Chandigarh,” said Harjinder Singh, the investigating officer of the case. A case has been registered against him under Sections 21, 61, 85 of the NDPS Act at the Sohana police station. The accused was produced in a local court today which sent him to judicial custody in Barnala jail.