Cruise drug bust: SRK’s son Aryan sent to NCB custody till tomorrow

Mumbai/Bhubaneswar: Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan and two others who were arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) earlier today have been sent to the NCB custody till tomorrow. The Esplanade Magistrate Court sent the star’s son after he was produced before it this evening.

The NCB arrested Aryan Khan, Arbaz Seth Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha in connection with a raid at a rave party at a cruise off the Mumbai coast yesterday.

NCB sources said the trio including Aryan Khan will be produced again before the court tomorrow for their judicial custody.

Other five accused namely Nupur Satija, Ishmeet Singh Chadha, Mohak Jaiswal, Gomit Chopra and Vikrant Chhokar were arrested later today. They will be produced before the Court tomorrow after their medical examination, the NCB sources added.

The NCB, in its arrest note, said that Aryan Khan was being arrested under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act for his “involvement in the consumption, sale and purchase of contraband” (drugs) along with other known and unknown persons.

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The arrest was made in connection with the seizure of 13 gms cocaine, 5 gms MD, 21 gms charas, and 22 pills of MDMA, totally worth Rs 1,33,000 from him.

The star son and two others – who were among eight, including two girls – were detained by the NCB since morning.

The action came after NCB’s swoop on Saturday evening aboard the Cordelia Cruises deluxe ship as it was preparing for a scheduled Mumbai-Goa voyage.

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