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Bail pleas of Aryan Khan and others rejected by court in Mumbai drug case

Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan's bail plea was denied on Friday. The star kid and other accused will be kept in quarantine cell for 3-5 days in Arthur Jail. A Mumbai magistrate's court on Thursday had sent the 23-year-old, besides seven others accused to 14 days of judicial custody. Aryan's lawyer Satish Maneshinde had filed a bail plea.

India TV Entertainment Desk Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk
New Delhi Updated on: October 08, 2021 17:45 IST
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Bail plea of Aryan Khan and others rejected by court in Mumbai drug case

The court rejected Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's bail plea. The star kid, along with Arbaaz Merchantt, Munmun Dhamecha and other accused will be kept in quarantine cell for 3-5 days in Arthur Jail. Speaking to ANI, Advocate Ashwini Achari who is representing second accused Arbaz Seth Merchant said, "The court has rejected the bail application for now because the application was not maintainable. So, now we will move to sessions court and file a bail plea."

A total of 18 people, including a Nigerian national, have been arrested in the case related to the seizure of drugs following a raid at a party on a cruise ship off the Mumbai coast.

Aryan was arrested on October 3 in connection with a drug seizure on a cruise ship off the Mumbai coast. On Thursday (October 7), a Mumbai magistrate's court sent Aryan Khan, besides seven others accused to 14 days of judicial custody. Post which, Aryan's lawyer Satish Maneshinde filed a bail plea. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate R.M. Nerlikar had also transferred the case for further hearing to the Special NDPS Court.

NCB conducted RT-PCR test of all eight accused including Aryan Khan on Thursday night. Post which, they were produced before the court on Friday at 12 pm.

Meanwhile, creating a huge sensation, the NCB sleuths had raided a rave party on the luxury ship Cordelia Cruise on October 2 and detained Aryan and seven others.

Later, the following day, they were formally arrested and produced before ACMM Nerlikar on Sunday who sent them to a day's custody, which was extended till October 7.

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