Former Bigg Boss contestant Ajaz Khan tests positive for coronavirus in NCB custody
Ajaz Khan’s medical examination was conducted on Sunday following which his report came out positive for COVID-19, an NCB official said, adding that former reality show contestant will be shifted to a hospital.
Bollywood actor and former Bigg Boss contestant Ajaz Khan, who was arrested by the NCB last week in connection with a drugs case, has tested positive for the coronavirus , an official said on Monday.
Khan''s medical examination was conducted on Sunday following which his report came out positive for the viral infection, the NCB official said, adding that the actor will be shifted to a hospital.
Officials involved in the probe against Khan will also undergo test for COVID-19 , he added.
Last Tuesday, Khan was initially detained by the NCB''s Mumbai zonal unit after he landed at the city airport from Rajasthan.
His name had cropped up during the interrogation of arrested drug peddler Shadab Batata, the official said.
Accordingly, Khan was questioned by the NCB at its office in south Mumbai and his statement was recorded.
After examining his role in the crime, he was placed under arrest and later remanded in the NCB''s custody by a local court, the official said.
Jeet announced his coronavirus diagnosis on Twitter, urging everyone who has come in contact with him in the recent past to get tested.
“Please take the second wave very seriously and be super careful,” added Kunal Kamra, who is in home quarantine after testing positive for #coronavirus
Vicky Kaushal had announced his coronavirus diagnosis on 5 April, writing that he tested positive "in spite of all care and precautions."