statesman News Service
Behrampore, 13 September
Playback singer Arijit Singh was arrested today on charges of assaulting a press photographer yesterday. Mr Singh had to appear yesterday at the Murshidabad District Judges Court for a divorce suit against his wife, Mrs Koyel Singh, a
resident of Nehaliapara area in Jiaganj.
He catapulted to the status of a celebrity singer following his appearance at Fame Gurukul, a reality show organised by a private TV channel. The incident of physical assault took place yesterday in the Judges Court campus where the photographer went to take the singer&’s byte on divorce issue. Singh was arrested and produced at the Chief Judicial Magistrate&’s Court at Behrampore.
He was granted bail today. The SP, Murshidabad, Dr Humayun Kabir said: "Arijit Singh was arrested on the basis of a complaint by a mediaperson. Charges against the professional singer were bailable and so he was released on bail."