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Updated on: Thursday, October 07, 2021, 10:09 AM IST

Mumbai cruise drug bust case: Aryan Khan's NCB custody ends today; counsel to seek bail

Mumbai cruise drug bust case: Aryan Khan's NCB custody ends today; counsel to seek bail | PTI

Mumbai cruise drug bust case: Aryan Khan's NCB custody ends today; counsel to seek bail | PTI

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Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's son, Aryan Khan's counsel will apply for bail today.

Eight persons including Aryan Khan, Arbaz Seth Merchant, Munmun Dhamecha, Vikrant Chhoker, Ismeet Singh, Nupur Sarika, Gomit Chopra and Mohak Jaswal were produced before Mumbai's Esplanade Court on Monday which remanded them to NCB custody till October 7. They were arrested on October 3 in connection with the drug seizure on the cruise ship.

As per the NCB, three persons have been booked under Section 8C, 20B, 27 (Punishment for consumption of any narcotic drug or psychotropic substance) and 35 (Presumption of culpable mental state) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS Act).

8C of NDPS Act refers to prohibition to produce, manufacture, possess, sell, purchase, transport, warehouse, use, consume, import inter-State, export inter-State, import into India, export from India or tranship any narcotic drug or psychotropic substance while Section 20B deals with punishment for producing, manufacturing, possessing, selling, purchasing, transportation, imports inter-State, exports inter-State or use of cannabis.

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Published on: Thursday, October 07, 2021, 10:09 AM IST
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