From walking the red carpet to being caught red-handed, sometimes our favorite celebrities get mixed up in legal trouble. While celebrities are known for their lifestyles of glitz and glamor, that doesn’t mean they’re total strangers to breaking the law—and these celebrity singers who have been arrested prove it.
Below, check out 11 singers who have been arrested over the years.
1- Abhijeet Bhattacharya
Abhijeet who is quite active in expressing his opinions on Twitter, once spewed venom at some women Twitter users. The singer was arrested and later released on bail for posting an ‘abusive’ tweet.
2- Adnan Sami
The singer was arrested after his wife filed a complaint against him. She accused him of molestation and cheating.
3- Mika Singh
The singer grabbed headlines after he allegedly kissed Rakhi Sawant. Later, he was arrested for slapping a doctor whilst on-stage during a concert.
4- Vishal Dadlani
Back in 2016, he made a controversial tweet regarding Jainism, which resulted in his arrest.
5- Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
In 2011, he was found with undocumented $125,000 (₹89.1 lakh) at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport. Later, he was put behind the bars for the same.
6- Ankit Tiwari
In 2014, Ankit was arrested for allegedly raping his girlfriend on several occasions, after falsely promising her marriage.
7- Suraj Bahadur
Two-time national gold medallist in martial arts and former India Idol contestant Suraj Bahadur had been arrested for over 2 dozen robberies and thefts. He has 24 criminal cases against him.
8- Prajakta Shukre
Prajakta was arrested after she rammed into a scooter and injured two boys. Shukre was arrested for negligent driving and later released on bail.
9- Daler Mehndi
The singer and his brother Shamsher were charged for illegally sending people abroad as a part of their dance troupes. The court sentenced him two-years in prison in a 2003 human trafficking case.
10- Aditya Narayan
The singer grabbed headlines for creating ruckus at Raipur airport with staff and officials. A video of him screaming at airport authorities went viral as well. Later, he was arrested after he rammed his car into an auto-rickshaw, injuring the driver and a female passenger.
11- Zubeen Garg
The ‘Gangster’ fame singer was arrested in 2017 after he had allegedly slapped the son of an advocate, for smoking in public. He was sentenced to jail for three months, with a penalty of ₹5,000.