By Agencies, Oct. 4: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan was arrested by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) office on October 3 following a raid conducted by NCB at an ongoing rave party on Cordelia Cruises' Empress ship in Mumbai. On October 2, he was detained at the NCB office for questioning in the drug bust case.
After hours of questioning, he was arrested under sections 20 (b), 27, 28 & 29 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. Along with Aryan Khan, Arbaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha were arrested as well. Later in the day, on October 3, Nupur Satija, Ishmeet Singh Chadha, Mohak Jaiswal, Gomit Chopra, and Vikrant Chhokar were also arrested.
With the arrest of Aryan Khan, the internet remains divided while Bollywood celebrities have kept mum on the whole controversy. On Sunday late night, superstar Salman Khan visited Shah Rukh Khan at the latter's residence after Aryan Khan was arrested. The actor, who was been busy with the shoot of Bigg Boss 15, was seen arriving in his car late at night. He was in a black t-shirt paired with a black hat.
NCB released an official statement, on October 3, that read, “In a further development in Cr 94/21, the three accused namely Aryan Khan, Arbaz Merchant, and Munmun Dhamecha were arrested today on 03-10-2021 u/s 8 (c) r/w section 20 (b), 27, 28 & 29 of NDPS Act and were produced before the honourable holiday court today after their medical."
The statement further read, "The honourable court granted 1-day NCB custody of the three accused. They will be produced again before the honourable court tomorrow for their judicial custody. Further, the remaining 5 accused namely Nupur Satija, Ishmeet Singh Chadha, Mohak jaiswal, Gomit Chopra and Vikrant Chhokar were arrested later today and will be produced before the honourable ACMM Court tomorrow after their medical."
Aryan Khan and others were present before Killa court on October 3rd evening. The young star kid was represented by senior advocate Satish Manshinde. As per reports, NCB Counsel agreed the offences are available and sought a remand until October 5. The court ordered Aryan Khan, Arbaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha one-day custody.