Shah Rukh Khan
Shahrukh Khan's son Aryan Khan is taken to the court.

Son of megastar Shah Rukh Khan, Aryan Khan appeared before the court in Mumbai on Monday afternoon in a drugs case.

Aryan, the 23-year-old son of Shahrukh Khan, was produced before the court a day after he was arrested along with 7 others during a raid at a party on a cruise ship off the coast of Mumbai by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).

After his arrest, Aryan was produced in the court on Sunday evening.

The court granted custody of those, who were arrested by the NCB sleuths, till Monday.

According to reports, during the raid on Sunday, the NCB sleuths recovered 13 grams of cocaine, 21 grams of charas, 22 pills of MDMA and 5 grams of MD in all.

Also read: Shahrukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan detained, questioned by NCB in Mumbai cruise drugs case

The NCB revealed that the charges brought against Aryan Khan include purchase, possession and use of banned substances.

As per reports, no drugs were recovered from the possession of Aryan Khan during the raid.

Aryan Khan’s lawyer Satish Maneshinde while demanding bail said his client was arrested only on the basis of chat messages.

Also read: Assam Congress president Bhupen Borah suspends party MLA Sherman Ali

“Aryan had no ticket, no cabin or seat on board the cruise. He was there because he had been invited. He didn’t even have a boarding pass. Nothing has been found on him. He was arrested on the basis of chat only,” Aryan Khan’s lawyer claimed.

The seven others, who were also arrested by the NCB from the ship along with Aryan Khan include Munmun Dhamecha, Nupur Sarika, Ismeet Singh, Mohak Jaswal, Vikrant Chhoker, Gomit Chopra, Arbaaz Merchant.

It has been reported that the NCB team boarded the Goa-bound ship disguised as passengers on Saturday morning.

Also read: Pandora papers: Financial secrets of world’s elite including Sachin Tendulkar exposed

According to officials, the party started after the ship left Mumbai and was at sea.

The raids began at 10 am and continued till 2 pm, sources added.

NE NOW NEWS

Northeast Now is a multi-app based hyper-regional bilingual news portal. Mail us at: contact@nenow.in