Popular singer Mika Singh was on Thursday detained in United Arab Emirates for allegedly harassing a minor girl. News agency ANI quoted a member of Mika Singh’s team as saying that a girl had complaint against him for alleged harassment, following which the singer was detained.
The singer was being questioned by authorities in UAE till last report came in.
According to reports, the singer has been accused of sending indecent photographs to a 17-year-old girl, who hails from Brazil. The singer was reportedly arrested from a bar.
Mika Singh was in Dubai to attend a Bollywood award function.
In 2015, Mika Singh, who has sung popular numbers like 'Jumme ki raat' and 'Mauja hi Mauja', was arrested on charges of assaulting a doctors during one of his concerts in Delhi. The singer had slapped one Dr Shrikant, an ophthalmologist posted at Ambedkar Hospital. The doctor had reportedly suffered internal injury inside his left ear.
The singer's first brush with a major controversy was in 2006 when he forcibly kissed Rakhi Sawant during his birthday celebration. Years after this incident, Mika Singh was accused in a hit-and-run case. He was accused of hitting an autorickshaw and then fleeing.
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. He also appeared as a judge on several singing reality shows like 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa' and 'The Voice India'.
His latest song, a remake of popular 90s song, 'Aankh Maare' was released on Wednesday. The song features in Rohit Shetty's Simmba, which stars Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan.