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Justin Bieber arrested

January 23, 2014 18:34 IST

Singing sensation Justin Beiber has been arrested in Miami Beach, Florida.

The Canadian singer has been charged for DUI (Driving Under Influence) and Drag racing (it is a competition in which specially prepared automobiles or motorcycles race with each other).

Bieber had rented a yellow Lamborghini for the race.

The pop icon was taken into police custody on Thursday morning.

It is still unclear whether he had been intoxicated or was under the influence of a substance. 

Bieber is currently in police custody.

Mario Anzuoni / Reuters