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    Mumbai drugs case: Bombay HC to resume hearing on Aryan Khan’s bail today at 2.30 pm

    Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan is being taken by NCB officials in Mumbai for a medical examination. (Photo Credits: PTI File)

    Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan is being taken by NCB officials in Mumbai for a medical examination. (Photo Credits: PTI File)

    The Bombay High Court will continue hearing on Wednesday the bail plea of ​​actor Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan, who has been arrested in the Mumbai cruise drug bust case. The hearing will resume at 2.30 pm.

    On Tuesday, Khan’s lawyers Mukul Rohatgi and Satish Maneshinde had argued that the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) had no evidence against his client. He also said that Khan was wrongly arrested and jailed for more than 20 days.

    During the hearing, Rohatgi argued that the allegations of Khan’s consumption were mere allegations.

    “There is no smoking, no party, only possession in this matter,” Rohatgi said.

    “There was no prior conviction in the case. Suppose there was a case of possession, yet the accused were young boys and should be sent to rehab and not to trial. He said that the recovered WhatsApp chats have nothing to do with With current scenario or cruise and using common phrases like “plot is not correct”.

    The former attorney general also argued that the narrative being created by the anti-drugs agency can be told only if “all the 20 accused have met each other before this and have a meeting of minds”.

    Before the hearing, the NCB had filed an affidavit in the Bombay High Court. In it, the anti-drug agency claimed: “An attempt is being made to tamper with the ongoing investigation with the intention of derailing the investigation of the case”.

    The agency had also said that Khan was in contact with some people abroad who were part of an international drug network for illegal purchase of drugs. Said investigation is going on.

    Denying NCB’s allegation, Khan said in an affidavit that he had no links with Prabhakar Cell, an independent witness in the case who had leveled extortion charges against NCB regional director Samir Wankhede – the officer who That was before the raid on the cruise. Ship on 2nd October

    Khan, 23, was detained by the NCB on a tip-off following a raid by an anti-drug agency on a cruise ship off the Mumbai coast. The NCB had claimed that it had seized drugs including cocaine.

    Khan moved the high court after his bail plea was rejected by the first magistrate and the sessions court.

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