India, Feb. 23 -- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rakesh Singh, who was named in a drugs case by the party's youth-wing activist Pamela Goswami, was arrested by Kolkata police on Tuesday.

The arrest came hours after police raided Singh's residence in connection with the case. The search operation was led by the Anti-Narcotics and Anti-Rowdy sections of the Detective Department of New Alipore police station.

BJP leader Goswami, who was also arrested in the case on Friday along with her friend Prabeer Kumar Dey and her security guard after 90 gm of cocaine was allegedly found in her possession, had time and again named Singh in the case.

During her arrest, she demanded a CID probe into the matter and also stated that Rakesh Singh had...