Aryan Khan Bail Application Hearing Highlights: Bombay High Court to continue hearing bail application tomorrow

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Updated: October 26, 2021 6:18:09 pm

Mumbai drug bust updates: Aryan Khan had approached the high court after a special NDPS court on October 20 denied his plea and later extended his judicial custody till October 30.

Aryan Khan had approached the high court after a special NDPS court on October 20 denied his plea and later extended his judicial custody till October 30.

Aryan Khan bail plea hearing updates: The Bombay High Court will continue to hear Aryan Khan, Arbaaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha’s bail applications tomorrow at 2.30 pm. Aryan Khan was arrested in the Mumbai drug bust case. The 23-year-old had approached the high court after a special NDPS court on October 20 denied his plea and later extended his judicial custody till October 30.

Meanwhile, NCB Mumbai zone director Sameer Wankhede, who is in Delhi, is expected to meet the Narcotics Control Bureau’s DG today amid allegations of extortion charges levelled against him and others in case that involves Aryan Khan. The NCB has ordered a vigilance inquiry into the claims made by a witness in the case that an extortion bid of Rs 25 crore was made by some agency officials, including Wankhede.

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    18:17 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    Bombay High Court will continue to hear Aryan Khan, Arbaaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha’s bail applications tomorrow at 2.30 pm.

    Bombay High Court will continue to hear Aryan Khan, Arbaaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha’s bail applications tomorrow at 2.30 pm.

    18:04 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    Arbaz Merchant's lawyer Desai says that before being charged with conspiracy there has to be evidence of an agreement.

    Arbaz Merchant's lawyer Desai says that before being charged with conspiracy there has to be evidence of an agreement.

    17:47 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    Aryan Khan Bail Plea Live: An advocate files intervention please objecting to priority hearing

    An advocate says he has filed an intervention plea objecting to the Aryan Khan's bail applications being taken up on priority. "No denial of the fact that people are languishing in jail. I appear for a public servant," said Adv Subhash Jha.

    17:38 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    Aryan Khan Bail Plea Live: I have no control over what is found in Arbaaz's shoe, says Aryan Khan

    Aryan Khan Bail Plea Live: I have no control over what is found in Arbaaz's shoe, says Aryan Khan

    17:27 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    No connecttion between Aryan's WhatsApp chats and present case: Mukul Rohatgi

    There is no connection between my chats and present case. I respectfully submit that I have a better case than all cases, I am citing because there is no recovery from me: Mukul Rohatgi

    17:25 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    These are young boys, can be sent to rehab, not undergo trial: Mukul Rohatgi

    These are young boys; they can be sent to rehab and they need not undergo trial: Mukul Rohatgi

    16:48 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    Aryan's WhatsApp chats not related to cruise case, says Mukul Rohatgi

    There's one more thing put against me (Aryan) - my WhatsApp chats of 2018, 2019 & 2020. These chats are not related to Cruise case. Cruise case started with Gaba (Pratik Gaba) & ended there. There is no connection between my chats and present case of Cruise - Mukul Rohatgi argues

    16:45 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    NCB not charging Aryan with consumption or possesion, but with conspiracy: Mukul Rohatgi

    Second thing put against me (Aryan), is important - that many others were found with some amount of drugs so they allege that there was a general conspiracy. They're not charging me with consumption/possession but with conspiracy and conspiracy not with accused two but others - Mukul Rohatgi argues

    16:40 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    Mukul Rohatgi refers to Tofan Singh case verdict, says confessions gives to NDPS officials are inadmissible

    Advocate Rohatgi refers to last year's Supreme Court judgment in "Tofan Singh" case which held that NDPS officers are police officers and confessions given to them are inadmissible in evidence.

    16:38 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    No occasion to arrest Aryan Khan, short and simple: Mukul Rohatgi

    My client and Arbaaz we're 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: Mukul Rohatgi

    16:37 (IST)26 Oct 2021

    There was NO recovery from Aryan Khan and there was NO medical examination to show that there was consumption. Arbaaz Merchant had 6 gms of charas which was recovered from his shoes. Merchant is denying it: Mukul Rohatgi

    16:34 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    Appears that NCB had prior information that people were having drugs on cruise, says Mukul Rohatgi

    "It appears that NCB had some prior information that people on this cruise were having drugs so they were present in a certain strength," says former Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for Aryan Khan.

    16:33 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    Aryan Khan was invited as a special guest to the cruise, says Mukul Rohatgi

    He (Aryan Khan) was invited to the cruise as a spl guest. He was invited by one Pratik Gaba. He was like an organiser. He invited accused 1 Aryan & accused 2 Arbaz Merchant. Both were invited by same person. They both landed up together at cruise terminal - Mukul Rohatgi says

    16:23 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    Bombay HC begins hearing Aryan Khan's bail plea

    Bombay High Court begins hearing in the bail plea matter of Aryan Khan. Former Attorney General of India, Mukul Rohatgi - who is appearing for him - begins his argument.  I received a copy of the NCB's reply on the bail plea this afternoon, and I filed a rejoinder - says Former Attorney General of India, Mukul Rohatgi

    15:58 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    Aryan Khan's bail application live updates: Prosecution, Defence counsel present in court

    Former Attorney General of India, Mukul Rohatgi present at Bombay High Court. He is appearing for Aryan Khan in his bail matter today in connection with drugs on a cruise ship case. ASG Anil Singh has also reached the courtroom at Bombay High Court. He will appear for NCB in drugs on a cruise ship case.

    15:27 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    Aryan Khan's bail application matter is serial no. 57
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    15:21 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    SRK's manager Pooja Dadlani 'appears to have influenced' a statement: NCB to HC

    Opposing Aryan Khan's bail plea, the NCB has alleged in a statement to the Bombay High Court that the superstar's manager Pooja Dadlani "appeared to have influenced" a witness.

    14:55 (IST)26 Oct 2021

    Mukul Rohatgi who is appearing for Aryan Khan, arrives at Bombay High Court for the bail plea today in connection with a cruise ship drugs case.

    14:36 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    Aryan Khan has no links with Prabhakar Sail or Kiran Gosavi, claims his lawyer

    Aryan Khan's lawyer files a counter-affidavit in Bombay HC telling the Court that Aryan has no connection with Prabhakar Sail or his employer Kiran Gosavi. Also the applicant is not a party to the ongoing allegations between NCB ZD and others, states the affadavit.

    14:07 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    Aryan Khan bail plea live updates: KP Gosavi didn't transfer maoney to me, says panch witness Sail

    Aryan Khan bail plea live updates: KP Gosavi didn’t transfer to me the fixed amount of money. He asked me to go Haji Ali & then pick up the money... I've no connection with any leader. There is no offence against me. I will be going to MRA police station: Prabhakar Sail, a witness in drugs-on-cruise-case

    13:36 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    Aryan Khan bail plea live: NCB says influencing of panch witness a ground for rejection of bail application

    Aryan Khan bail plea live: NCB alleged that Shahrukh Khan's manager Pooja Dadlani appears to have influenced panch witness and bail application of Aryan Khan is liable to be rejected on that ground alone.

    12:34 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    Sameer Wankhede reaches NCB office in Delhi
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    11:42 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    Munmun Dhamecha's lawyer says parity in listing of bail pleas in Bombay HC
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    11:40 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    Nawab Malik shares a letter from an unnamed NCB official
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    11:19 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    Will take necessary action, says NCB DG on letter shared by Nawab Malik
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    10:10 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    High drama in Lucknow after Kiran Gosavi says he will surrender, fails to turn up later

    Kiran Gosavi, a private detective who made the headline with his selfie with Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan after his arrest by NCB, on Monday announced that he would surrender at Mandiaon police station 'any moment' in Lucknow. However, the NCB's 'independent eyewitness' failed to turn up.  

    09:50 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    Will appear for Aryan Khan today: Mukul Rohatgi

    I will appear for Aryan Khan in his bail matter today in Bombay High Court: Mukul Rohatgi, Former Attorney General of India

    09:49 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    Lawyer files complaint against Sameer Wankhede

    Sudha Dwivedi, a lawyer, has filed a police complaint to register FIR against NCB Mumbai's Sameer Wankhede and four others alleging "extortion by threat of accusation of an offence".

    09:33 (IST)26 Oct 2021
    Mukul Rohatgi to appear for Aryan Khan in Bombay HC today

    Former Attorner General Mukul Rohatgi will appear for Aryan Khan as the Bombay High Court will hear the bail plea of Shah Rukh Khan's son today.

    Prabhakar Sail, an independent witness in the cruise drugs case, had on Sunday claimed in an affidavit and in subsequent interactions with reporters in Mumbai that Rs 25 crore was demanded by an NCB official and some other people linked to the case to let off Aryan from this investigation. Sail said he was the bodyguard of another witness in this case, K P Gosavi, who is absconding after the NCB raids, which were conducted on October 3 at the cruise terminal on Mumbai's coast leading to the arrest of as many as 20 people, including Aryan. Sail also claimed that he saw Gosavi meeting Shah Rukh's manager and that he was asked to sign "9-10 blank pages" in the presence of Wankhede after the cruise raids.
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