The singer was arrested last night by Dubai police and is now lodged at a Abu Dhabi jail.
Siinger Mika Singh was detained in Dubai after a complaint was received that he sent an obscene photograph to a Brazilian teenager. Dubai Police confirmed to Republic TV that the singer is in their custody for sexual harassment charges. The arrest was made at 3 am on Wednesday night from Bur Dubai.
The Indian Consulate has neither been contacted by Dubai officials nor Mika. "By the time he reached Abu Dhabi, offices had closed", the source said. In an interview to a leading daily, Mika Singh said that he is happy to see that women are actively coming out to share their experiences and are showing true faces of the men in the industry. According to a report filed by ANI, Mika was detailed after a girl lodged a complaint against him for allegedly harassing her, a member of the singer's team informed.
Singh has sought consular access and the embassy staff is working on his case, Indian Ambassador to the UAE Navdeep Singh Suri was quoted as saying in the report. Mika was also embroiled in a hit and run case in 2014. In 2015, he was arrested for slapping a doctor at an event in Delhi.