Pete Doherty ‘arrested for drug use’ on flight

June 8th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI  

Pete Doherty London, June 8 (ANI): Pete Doherty was taken into custody following claims he took drugs while on a British Airways flight to Geneva.

The rocker was taken in by authorities on arrival after he was found slumped in the onboard toilet during the travel.

Cops reportedly found a hypodermic needle, which is commonly used by heroin addicts.

The singer, 30, was allegedly fined and later released for a performance in the country.

“We were contacted by the captain of a BA flight and a passenger was controlled by police,” the Sun quoted a Geneva police spokesman as saying.

“He was charged - but I cannot say what with. He paid a fine and was allowed to go,” the spokesman added.

Doherty previously landed in prison for breaching a probation order after a number of arrests stemming from his drug use. (ANI)

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