Mumbai cruise rave bust: Aryan Khan to spend 3 more days in NCB custody
The Court has sent Aryan Khan and two of his friends to the custody of the Narcotics Control Bureau till October 7.
In a recent development, Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan will have to spend three more days in NCB custody, said the Mumbai Court. The Court has sent Aryan Khan and two of his friends to the custody of the Narcotics Control Bureau till October 7.
Aryan Khan was arrested by the NCB on Sunday. He was detained by the NCB after a raid at a rave party on a cruise ship on Saturday night. According to reports, The Magistrate Court accepted NCB's plea that more investigation is needed after the seizure of drugs.
Khan's lawyer Satish Maneshinde claimed that nothing was found in his client's possession and he was arrested only based on WhatApp chats. The NCB sought more extended custody of Aryan Khan (Till October 11) to be questioned thoroughly; however, the Court has given three more days of a chance to the NCB to interrogate Aryan Khan.
Additional Solicitor General Anil Singh appearing for NCB, said to the Court that one person was detained on Monday morning in connection with the drug angle case. He even asked the custody of the trio, Munmun Dhamecha, Arbaaz Merchant, till October 11 to take forward the investigation. The lawyer, however, opposed this, saying that their clients are arrested because they are high profile people. Also Read: Besides Aryan Khan, Shah Rukh Khan's wife Gauri Khan was once linked with drugs case
He further stated that the chats show the discussion about monetary transactions and mentions the international transaction also. Singh claimed that code names were used by the accused in the chats to talk to the peddlers. Also Read: Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan drugs case: The 23-year-old may get THIS punishment
As per NCB, the three have been booked under Section 8C, 20B, 27 (Punishment for consumption of any narcotic drug or psychotropic substance) and 35 (Presumption of culpable mental state) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS Act). ASG Anil Singh also argued that offences under NDPS Act are non-bailable. Aryan Khan clarified that he never indulged in the supply or consumption of drugs during his foreign trips and said that the seized drugs did not belong to him or his friends during raid crusie ships. Also Read: Aryan Khan case update: NCB seeks custody of Shah Rukh Khan's son till October 11