Aryan Khan’s bail application hearing adjourned

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The outdated saying “when it rains it pours” appears to be ringing loud in a single Bollywood home.

Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan was dealt one other blow on Wednesday when his bail application hearing was adjourned to Thursday, leaving the 23-year-old in jail for an additional night time.

The courtroom will resume the hearing on Thursday as extra solicitor basic (ASG) Anil Kumar Singh, counsel for India’s Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), couldn’t end his argument by 5.30pm on Wednesday and sought to renew his argument on Thursday at 12pm.

Aryan Khan was arrested final weekend by the NCB on fees of consumption, sale, and buy of narcotic medicine after a rave social gathering aboard a luxurious cruise liner.

Khan and 7 others have been taken into custody by the NCB.

Khan, Munmun Dhamecha and Arbaaz Merchant have been initially arrested. The trio appeared earlier than the Esplanade Magistrate’s Court amid tight safety late on Sunday and was saved within the NCB’s custody for a day.

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Khan has been charged below varied sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.

Mumbai Magistrate’s Court on Friday mentioned that Khan’s bail plea was “not maintainable”, due to this fact denying him bail and agreeing with the NCB that since medicine have been seized, a Sessions Court should hear the matter.

In its reply to the bail application, the NCB mentioned its main interrogation had revealed that Khan was a part of a much bigger chain however the truth that he was not in possession of any drug on the time of the raid.

The NCB mentioned the company was not involved over one individual however that the bail of 1 individual might hamper the investigation, reported the Hindustan Times.

Senior advocate Amit Desai argued for Khan, saying that he was not even on the cruise when the company raided the rave social gathering.

He was apprehended on his approach to the social gathering, and he and Merchant have been stopped on the gate of the social gathering by NCB officers and have been requested whether or not they have been carrying medicine. No drug was discovered on Khan whereas Merchant was in possession of 6g of charas.

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Khan’s lawyer additionally mentioned that they weren’t pedlars, racketeers or traffickers.

The ASG instructed the Special Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Court that they needed to method the Ministry of External Affairs (Mea) to hint the international drug pedlar who was present in Khan’s WhatsApp conversations.

“Hard medicine, bulk. Can’t be for private consumption. We have approached the Mea to search out how we are able to discover this international nationwide,” the ASG instructed the courtroom.

*This is a growing story.

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