The NCB’s arrest of Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan was like a shock to everyone. The star kid along with seven others was caught when a rave party on a cruise ship was raided by the Narcotics Control Bureau on Saturday night. Arbaaz Merchant’s father Aslam Merchant, among those taken into custody, reacted to the arrest and claimed that the children were innocent.
Aryan Along with seven others were initially charged with drug abuse, sale and purchase. The NCB also claimed to have recovered cash including 5 grams of mephedrone, 21 grams of charas, 22 tablets of MDMA and 13 grams of cocaine. 1.3 lakh rupees.
Meanwhile, Arbaaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha along with Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan are currently kept in NCB custody till October 7. Aslam Merchant, father of one of the accused recently spoke to Times Now and reacted to the claims of drug recovery. His son, he said, “These are all baseless allegations, but it is being investigated. It is too early to say anything at this time. NCB has been very supportive and very nice to the kids. Being a lawyer, I believe in the judiciary. Truth will prevail and they will come out spotless. They are innocent.”
Sharing his views on the recovery of illegal material on NCB, Aslam Merchant said, “Whatever was found, was found inside the ship, not outside. They didn’t even enter the ship. They were guests.”
Meanwhile, on Monday, NCB claimed that they have also recovered “shocking and objectionable” material from their WhatsApp chats; They used the app to purchase drugs and discuss payment details with multiple code names, Solicitor General Anil Singh said, “Right now raids are on. The shocking and objectionable material recovered in the WhatsApp chat of the accused depicts international drug trafficking. All the accused have to face each other. There is a need to investigate international transactions.”
Many Bollywood actors are coming to Shahrukh Khan’s house since last night. AryanHis custody has been extended.
As per India Today report, Aryan Khan cried during NCB interrogation, he also admitted to consuming drugs for last 4 years and recently he was only allowed to talk to his father for 2 minutes.