A special Mumbai court on Wednesday rejected the bail application of Aryan Khan. Bail applications of two others, Arbaaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha, were also rejected. He was sent to 14-days judicial custody on October 7 and has been lodged at the Arthur Road jail since then. After the Narcotics Control Bureau strongly opposed Aryan’s bail plea , Aryan’s lawyer argued that no contraband was found on Aryan and that he will not tamper with evidence. However, the NDPS court ruled that Aryan’s custody should be extended and the star son will continue to stay at the Arthur Road jail.
In his bail application Aryan had stated that he was “innocent” and “falsely implicated in the present crime”, and concluded with an assurance of not tampering the investigation or absconding.
While in prison, Aryan Khan has been kept in a special barrack and is being closely monitored by the officials . Recently during a counselling session by officials, including NCB’s zonal director Sameer Wankhede , Aryan had stated that after his release, he will work for “social and financial uplift of the poor and downtrodden” and will never do anything which could bring him publicity for the wrong reasons, an agency official told PTI.
The case has created enormous buzz and also saw NCB zonal director Sameer Wankhede alleging that he is being followed by and spied on by two Mumbai Police personnel. His security was tightened last week after he met Maharashtra director general of police (DGP) Sanjay Pandey, seeking the same.