Gigi Hadid Arrested For Possession Of Marijuana In Cayman Islands; Released Later
Gigi Hadid Arrested:
American supermodel, Gigi Hadid was arrested and faced charges for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia upon her arrival in the Cayman Islands from the United States last week. The 28-year-old was accompanied by her friend Leah McCarthy.
GIGI HADID ARRESTED FOR CARRYING GANJA
On July 10, the supermodel Gigi flew in on a private jet at Owen Roberts International Airport where her baggage underwent screening under custom procedures. During the screening, Customs & Border Control discovered a “small quantity of weed and smoking accessories” in her luggage.
As per a local publication, Cayman Marl Road, Hadid and her friend were arrested and were taken to the Prisoner Detention Center but were later released on bail.
Two days later, on July 12, Hadid and her friend appeared in court where they pleaded guilty. The publication also reports that they were both fined $1,000, it is to note that they are not facing any additional charges.
A representative of Gigi Hadid was quoted as saying by E! News, “Gigi was traveling with marijuana purchased legally in NYC with a medical license. It has also been legal for medical use in Grand Cayman since 2017. Her record remains clear and she enjoyed the rest of her time on the island.”
Meanwhile, Gigi Hadid recently in India to attend the grand launch of Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Center in Mumbai. She made a striking appearance in Indian designer wear on the two days of the grand celebration.
The Dutch-Palestinian supermodel had taken to Instagram and thanked the Ambani family for hosting her and for her ‘unforgettable’ first trip to India.
She wrote, “Thanks to the Ambani family for hosting me in Mumbai for the opening weekend of @nmacc.india. It was an honor to be there to witness your family’s vision come to life, in a beautiful world-class cultural center to celebrate and cultivate the creatives and heritage of India.
She added, “This venue will nurture future generations to explore their passions – from dance to design, from music to art. If you have the chance to visit and see these productions – I highly recommend.”