Aryan Khan, 23, has denied the allegation against him. Ms Panday has not made any statement about the NCB’s summons to her. The NCB charged him under laws “related to possession, consumption and sale of illegal substances. But a court in Mumbai on Wednesday rejected his bail for a second time. His arrest and now the summons to Ms Panday are dominating media headlines in India. Some experts have criticised the excessive media circus on these cases?
“Parading them in front of the media like criminals doesn’t help anyone and this circus must stop, he said. Police at the time said he had taken his own life. But the case took an unexpected turn when his family accused Ms Chakraborty of abetment to suicide, sparking months of media coverage and speculation.
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) teams went to Bollywood actor Ananya Pandey’s residence and Shah Rukh Khan’s Mannat on Thursday in connection with the Aryan Khan’s drugs case, reports The Indian Express. The NCB has asked Ananya to join their probe. This is based on some Whatsapp chats between her and .Earlier in the day, Shah Rukh Khan visited Arthur Road jail to visit son Aryan.
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh today visited Mumbai’s Arthur Road Jail to meet with his son Aryan Khan, who was denied bail yesterday and has been in jail since October 8 in the drugs-on-cruise case, reports NDTV.
SRK, 55, spent around 20 minutes at the jail. His visit followed the Maharashtra government easing restrictions on jail visits amid the pandemic. Aryan Khan has been denied bail twice. The Bombay High Court will hear his bail request on Tuesday.
He had spoken with his parents, SRK and Gauri Khan, on a video call on Friday. A special court yesterday denied Aryan Khan bail saying his WhatsApp chats appeared to reveal his involvement in illicit drug activities. WhatsApp chats prima facie reveals accused Aryan Khan is dealing in illicit drug activities for narcotic substances on regular basis.
The court also said that the material placed on record points to a nexus between Aryan Khan and suppliers and peddlers. Accused 1&2 are friends since long.