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Mumbai Drug Bust Live Updates: Lawyer Satish Maneshinde had earlier pleaded for Aryan’s bail arguing that it was a bailable offence and no contraband had been found in his possession.
Mumbai NCB Raid Live Updates: The accused, including Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan, were produced in court on Monday. Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has sought custody for Aryan Khan till October 11. It addded that ‘shocking, incriminating material’ was found on his phone.
Three persons—Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan, Arbaaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha—who were arrested after they were questioned in the wake of Saturday night’s raid on a cruise ship off Mumbai coast, had earlier been remanded in NCB custody till Monday.
On Sunday, NCB had sought custody of the arrested trio till October 5. Lawyer Satish Maneshinde had pleaded for Aryan’s bail arguing that it was a bailable offence and no contraband had been found in his possession. But the court remanded the trio in custody till Monday.
The NCB said that there was material in the form of WhatsApp chats against the three, allegedly ‘showing nexus with peddlers and suppliers on regular basis’. The three are booked under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act related to charges of possession, consumption and sale of illegal substances.
Apart from Aryan Khan, Arbaaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha, five others — Nupur Sarika, Ismeet Singh, Mohak Jaswal, Vikrant Chhoker and Gomit Chopra — have also been arrested.