Singer Mika Singh arrested in UAE over sexual harassment charges

Mika Singh is expected to appear in a court later

Earlier this week, the "Aaj Ki Party" singer took to his Instagram account to share a video from Dubai. The singer was arrested last night by Dubai police and is now lodged at a Abu Dhabi jail. Mika allegedly sent obscene photographs on Whatsapp. The victim filed the complaint in Muraqqabaat police station. Dubai Police confirmed to Republic TV that the singer is in their custody for sexual harassment charges. Singer Mika Singh was detained in Dubai on Thursday for allegedly sending inappropriate pictures to a Brazilian teenager, reports said.

He also promised her a job in a Bollywood movie, it said. After the arrest, his several friends are trying to release him from the jail.

The questioning in the case is underway.

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They also reportedly stated the consulate hasn't been contacted by either Dubai officials or Mika Singh. Sources confirmed that the Indian embassy in Abu Dhabi could provide more details on the matter. Gulf News reached out to the singer's publicist but he declined to comment.

Mika Singh, whose first popular single was "Sawan mein lag gayi aag", rose to success in Bollywood, delivering several hit songs for biggest stars of the film fraternity.

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