Aryan khan bail plea hearing today in Mumbai cruise drug bust case. News 18
Aryan Khan Drug Case Live Updates: A single bench of Justice NW Sambre also granted bail to co-accused Arbaaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha. "All three pleas are allowed. I will pass detailed orders by tomorrow evening," said Sambre.
Bombay High Court allows bail to Aryan Khan, Arbaaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha. The court will pronounce detailed order with reasons on Friday.
Arguing on behalf of NCB, ASG Anil Singh said the WhatsApp chat implied that applicant Aryan Khan attempted to deal with commercial quantity of drugs.
Putting forth NCB's arguments, ASG Singh said that even though a person might not have consumed the drug but if he's in possession of it, can be booked under NDPS Act He further said that Aryan was found in 'conscious possession of contraband'.
NCB's Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede has filed a petition before the Bombay High Court for directions and relief against the probe into him in the alleged pay-off case, stating that investigation against him, if any, should be done by Central Bureau of Investigation.
The hearing is likely to begin after 2.30. Justice Sambre is now hearing kept back matters
Kranti Redkar, the wife of Narcotics Control Bureau cop Sameer Wankhede who is the man leading the investigation in the drugs-on-cruise case involving Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan, has written an open letter to Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray seeking justice for her family as allegations of bribery against her husband surface among other claims.
Hrithik Roshan, who had earlier penned an open letter for Aryan Khan, shared a video on his Instagram handle in which a lawyer gave his opinion on the ongoing Aryan Khan’s drug case
The Bombay High Court will continue hearing the bail plea of Aryan Khan, the son of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan who has been arrested in a drugs case, on Thursday when the NCB will present its arguments. Justice N W Sambre began hearing the bail application on Tuesday.
On Wednesday Aryan Khan's counsel Mukul Rohatgi, co-accused Arbaaz Merchant's lawyer Amit Desai and advocate Ali Kaashif Khan Deshmukh who appeared for Munmun Dhamecha completed their arguments.
After the hearing which went on for over two hours, Justice Sambre said he would hear Additional Solicitor General Anil Singh, who is representing the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), on Thursday.
"Tomorrow we will try to finish it," the judge said.
Aryan Khan (23), Merchant and Dhamecha were arrested along with others on October 3 following a raid by the NCB on a cruise ship off the Mumbai coast and alleged seizure of drugs.
They approached the HC last week after a special court for NDPS Act cases rejected their bail pleas.