Mumbai cruise drugs case / NCB gives clean chit to superstar Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan

Zoom News : May 27, 2022, 03:10 PM
Mumbai: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has given a 'clean chit' to Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan in the high-profile Mumbai cruise drugs case. News agency ANI has given information about this. Aryan Khan was arrested along with several others by the NCB during raids on a cruise in Mumbai last year and claimed to have recovered drugs from them. Aryan Khan got bail from the court after being imprisoned for several weeks.

The NCB on Friday filed a chargesheet in the special court in the drug-on-cruise case, in which Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan has not been made an accused. Narcotics were recovered from all the accused except Aryan and Mohk, a statement by NCB's DDG (Operations) Sanjay Kumar Singh said. The statement of the NCB officer said that a case is being registered against 14 people under various sections of the NDPS Act. Complaint is not being registered against the remaining 6 people due to lack of evidence.

What was the whole matter, why was Aryan arrested?

Let us tell you that Aryan Khan was caught by the NCB team from the cruise ship terminal in Mumbai on the night of October 2, 2021. Along with Aryan Khan, his friend Arbaaz Merchant was also caught by NCB. NCB alleged that there was going to be a drug party on the cruise ship going from Mumbai to Goa and Aryan Khan was going to be a part of this party. The drugs were seized from Arbaaz's shoes, although the NCB did not find any narcotics near Aryan.

Aryan Khan remained in Arthur Road jail for 26 days in this case

Aryan Khan was in the custody of NCB for a few days, then on 7 October he was sent to judicial custody. Aryan was kept in Arthur Roll Jail in Mumbai and his bail application was rejected twice by the court. Aryan Khan got bail from the court on October 28, 2021 after being in Arthur Road jail for 26 days. Apart from Aryan Khan, 19 other accused who were arrested in this case, except 2, all are currently out on bail.

SIT of NCB Delhi was investigating the case

Initially the matter was investigated by NCB Mumbai. Later, an SIT was formed from NCB Headquarters in New Delhi under the chairmanship of DDG (Operations) Sanjay Kumar Singh to investigate the matter, and on November 11, 2021, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) took over the investigation. had taken possession. In March this year, the special court had given an extension of 60 days to the SIT of NCB Delhi to file the charge sheet.