Aryan Khan drug case so far
The Narcotics Control Bureau had allegedly seized four ecstasy pills, weighing 1.59 grams, from Satija and four pills of ecstasy, 3 grams of cocaine and Rs 93,000 in cash from Chopra, reported Bar and Bench.
The central agency had conducted a raid on a cruise ship off the coast of Mumbai on October 2 and arrested several people, including actor Aryan Khan. The Bombay High Court granted him bail on October 28.
During the hearing of Satija’a bail plea, her lawyers, Advocate Ayaz Khan and Sartaj Sheikh argued that the seizure panchnama showed that a female panch witness searched her room at the behest of an intelligence officer.
Special Public Prosecutors AM Chimalkar and Advait Sethna argued that the Narcotics Control Bureau arrested people with “small, intermediate and commercial quantities” of contraband based on credible information. They claimed that the accused persons were involved in drug trafficking.
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However, the court observed that WhatsApp chats between Satija and Chopra, which the prosecution had cited as evidence, was regarding consumption of drugs and not its sale and purchase.
“Therefore I find substance in the arguments advance on behalf of applicants that on the basis of Whats App chats at the most it can be said that applicants are consumers of contraband,” the judge said in his order.
The court note that considering the material on record. It cannot be say that prima facie there was a conspiracy. So far, 15 of the 20 accused persons in the case have been granted bail.
Aryan Khan’s bodyguard search is on
Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan. Been keeping a low profile since he got release. From Mumbai’s Arthur Road jail after the Bombay High Court grant him bail last month in a drugs-on-cruise case. Recently, there were reports that SRK and his wife Gauri Khan were looking for a bodyguard for their 24-year-old son.
Now according to a report in ETimes. Dozens of private security companies have sent their applications to Khan’s Red Chillies office. Applying for the job of Aryan’s person security bodyguard.
“After the news came out that SRK was looking for a new bodyguard for Aryan, many big security companies from Mumbai jumped at the opportunity. Even individuals who have years of experience at handling the security of celebrities and nightclubs have sent their resumes to the Red Chillies office,” ETimes quoted a source as saying.
However, the Khans haven’t yet responded to any of the applications seeking the spot for Aryan’s personal security yet, the report further said. Meanwhile, SRK’s trusted bodyguard Ravi Singh is currently looking after Aryan.
The Khans have been looking for a bodyguard to rely on for their son since his arrest in the drugs case. Aryan, along with others, got arrest by the Narcotics Control Bureau earlier last October. After a raid carried out on a cruise ship of the Mumbai coast on its way to Goa.
Aryan Khan’s bail
Aryan got bail by the high court on a personal bond of Rs 1 lakh. With one or two sureties of the same amount. SRK’s actress-friend Juhi Chawla stood as surety for the 24-year-old. Before the special court, designated to hear cases related to the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS).
The court had listed around 14 conditions while granting bail including weekly (every Friday) attendance. Between 11 am and 2 pm at the NCB office. The court also ordered Aryan to surrender his passport. Directed him not to leave the city without informing the local police. Or taking permission from the NDPS court.