New Delhi: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan was arrested by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Sunday (Oct 3) in a drugs raid case along with two others - Arbaaz Seth Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha.
Mumbai court remanded the star kid and two other individuals to NCB custody till October 4 as per a PTI report.
In a previous report, it was revealed that Aryan was arrested for the involvement in consumption, selling and purchase of contraband.
As per the arrest memo, he was arrested in connection with the seizure of 13 grams of Cocaine, 5 grams of MD, 21 grams of Charas and 22 pills of MDMA and 1.33 lakhs in cash.
Here's the arrest memo for his case:
It has also come to light that one of the accused was carrying a banned substance (cocaine) hidden in an eye lens cover as per our sources.
According to a PTI report, Advait Sethna, the advocate for the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) wanted the accused in custody for two days on the ground that the investigation is at a nascent stage and more raids were being carried out to get to the drug suppliers.
Star kid Aryan Khan's lawyer Satish Maneshinde stated, "No incriminating material has been recovered from him (Aryan). There is no possession or evidence of consumption."
He further said that he will be filing a bail application for Aryan on Monday (Oct 5).
Maneshinde said he would file an application seeking bail for Aryan Khan on Monday.
"Although the sections under which he (Aryan) has been booked are all bailable offences. I am willing to settle for a one-day NCB custody so that we can file for bail before the regular court," he said as quoted by PTI.
For the unversed, On Sunday (Oct 3), Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan’s son Aryan Khan and seven others were detained by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in a drug case after a raid at a party.
According to reports, the detainees were partying in a cruise ship that was bound to go from Mumbai to Goa.
Apart from Aryan Khan, the others detained by the NCB are Munmun Dhamecha, Nupur Sarika, Ismeet Singh, Mohak Jaswal, Vikrant Chhoker, Gomit Chopra and Arbaaz Merchant.
After receiving a tip-off, the officials of NCB Mumbai conducted a raid on the cruise on October 2. During the operation, as per the information, various drugs like MDMA/ Ecstasy, Cocaine, MD (Mephedrone) and charas has been recovered from the suspects.
A total of eight persons including two women have been apprehended and their role is being investigated in relation to the said recovery of the drugs. NCB Mumbai has registered Crime no. Cr 94/21 in this matter. Further investigation is underway.
The raid was led by NCB’s zonal director Sameer Wankhede on Saturday evening.
"During the operation, the suspects were searched and different drugs were recovered from them, which they had hidden in their clothes, undergarments and purses (by women),” NCB officials told PTI.
The detainees will be produced in a court later in the day after the legal formalities get over, the NCB official had shared.
(With PTI inputs)