Mumbai cruise drugs case: Bombay HC begins hearing on Aryan Khan's bail plea

By Jasleen Kaur -- October 26, 2021 5:10 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday began hearing on Aryan Khan's bail application in the Mumbai cruise drugs case.

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Former Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi, who is appearing for Aryan Khan, said he had received a copy of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)'s reply on bail plea. "I received a copy of the NCB's reply on the bail plea this afternoon, and I filed a rejoinder," Rohatgi stated.

Advocate Mukul Rohatgi arguing for Aryan Khan in the Bombay High Court said: "The NCB was present in some strength at the terminal. They had some information and we're there to apprehend. My client Aryan Khan and Arbaaz were apprehended before they could board the ship. Nothing was recovered from my client (Aryan Khan) and they have nothing to show he consumed anything either. There was no occasion to arrest my client, short and simple."

He claimed that there was no recovery from Aryan Khan and there was no medical examination to show that there was consumption.

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A special court in Mumbai on Wednesday refused to grant bail to Aryan Khan and two others in the Mumbai cruise drugs case. Following this, Aryan Khan moved a bail application in the Bombay High Court against the NDPS court order on his bail rejection.
The Bombay High Court on October 21 said it would hear Aryan Khan's bail application on October 26.

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An NCB team busted an alleged drugs party on the Cordelia Cruise ship which was on its way to Goa at mid-sea on October 2. A total of 20 persons, including two Nigerian nationals, have been arrested so far in the case.

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