Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) gave a clean chit to Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, in the drugs-on-cruise case, in which he was arrested last year on October 3 and released on bail after spending 27 days in Jail .
Besides Aryan Khan, 19 other accused were arrested in the case. All the accused, except two, are currently out on bail.
In a statement, the NCB said, ‘Based on an input, NCB Mumbai had on October 2, 2021 intercepted Vikrant, Ishmeet, Arbaaz, Aryan and Gomit at International Port Terminal, Mumbai Port Trust, and Nupur, Mohak and Munmum at the Cordelia Cruise.
All the accused persons were found in possession of narcotics except Aryan and Mohak.’
‘Initially, the case was investigated by NCB Mumbai. Later, an SIT from NCB headquarters in New Delhi headed by Sanjay Kumar Singh, DDG (Operations), was constituted to investigate the case, which was taken over by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on November 11, 2021,’ the anti-drug agency said.