Aryan Khan is a ‘common consumer of contraband’, argues NCB


As Shah Rukh Khan’s bail plea listening to in a medication raid case in underway on the Mumbai periods court docket, the Additional Solicitor common who is representing the Narcotic Control Bureau int he court docket, whereas presenting his argument has stated that Aryan Khan has been a ‘common consumer of contraband since previous couple of years’. As per a report in Bar and Bench, the ASG added, “the contraband in possession of Arbaz Merchantt who accompanied Khan, was for the consumption of both of them.” Citing Section 35 of NDPS Act, the ASG stated that the case of the company (NCB) “that drugs are found in his possession has to be considered prima facie correct.” Then citing Section 54 of NDPS Act, the ASG argued “From the possession of illicit articles there is a presumption, and at the trial stage the accused has to show that he was not in possession of illicit articles.” The ASG stated, “There is always a presumption that if the agency comes with a case that the accused has been found in possession of drugs then it is presumed to be correct till it is disproved trial.”

On Wednesday, the Mumbai Court had adjourned the listening to on bail functions of Aryan Khan and others for at this time, October 14.

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), in its reply, filed within the particular court docket on Wednesday had stated that the company’s investigation has revealed Aryan Khan’s position in illicit procurement and distribution of contraband.

NCB in its reply has talked about that the supplies collected throughout the investigation have primarily revealed that Aryan Khan has a position insofar as illicit procurement and distribution of contraband is involved. In its reply, the NCB point out, it is prima facie revealed Aryan Khan used to obtain contraband from Arbaaz Merchantt and the sources related to Arbaaz Merchant, from whose acutely aware possession (footwear) 6 grams of Charas was recovered. Aryan and Arbaaz have been related in transferring/shut collaboration with one another, which is adequate to draw offences, extra notably part 29 underneath the NDPS act.

NCB additional talked about that there is materials on report to indicate that Aryan was in contact with some individuals overseas who look like a half of a world drug community for illicit procurement of medication.

On Wednesday, Aryan Khan and 5 different accused, who had been arrested by Narcotic Control Bureau (NCB) in reference to a drug raid case, had been shifted to the widespread cell of the Mumbai’s Arthur Road Jail after their Covid report got here unfavorable. They had been earlier lodged on the quarantine barrack of the Arthur Road Jail right here.

A complete of 20 folks, together with two Nigerian nationals, have been arrested thus far within the case associated to the seizure of medication following a raid at a social gathering on a cruise ship off the Mumbai coast on October 2.

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