He also said that the singer would be produced before a court on Friday. But a source in the Indian Ministry of External Affairs confirmed that Mika had been detained for questioning after the 17-year-old girl lodged a complaint of harassment.
The singer was in Dubai to perform at Masala Awards ceremony held at Fort Island, Madinat Jumeirah on Tuesday. According to reports on Republic TV, the singer had been sending obscene pictures to a 17-year old Brazilian girl.
After the singer was arrested, several of his friends have been trying to release him from the jail.
As per the complainant, Singh allegedly sent inappropriate pictures to the girl.
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Dubai police officials have confirmed to the channel that Mika is in their custody. Singh is now being questioned by the police, ANI reported. The singer was reportedly arrested from a bar.
After arriving in Dubai, Mika had taken to Instagram to write, "Hey Dubai".
He has been accused of forcibly kissing the Bollywood's controversial actress Rakhi Sawant.
A year before that, Mika was arrested and released on bail for allegedly assaulting a doctor during one of his concerts. In 2014 he was charged in a hit-and-run case.