Aryan Khan is a ‘common shopper of contraband’, argues NCB

As Aryan Khan’s bail plea listening to in a medicine raid case in underway on the Mumbai periods court docket, the Additional Solicitor General who’s representing the Narcotic Control Bureau within the court docket, while presenting his argument has stated that Aryan Khan has been a ‘common shopper of contraband since previous few years’. As per a report in Bar and Bench, the ASG added, “the contraband in possession of Arbaz Merchantt who accompanied Khan, was for the consumption of both of them.” Citing Section 35 of NDPS Act, the ASG stated that the case of the company (NCB) “that drugs are found in his possession has to be considered prima facie correct.” Then citing Section 54 of NDPS Act, the ASG argued “From the possession of illicit articles there is a presumption, and at the trial stage the accused has to show that he was not in possession of illicit articles.” The ASG stated, “There is always a presumption that if the agency comes with a case that the accused has been found in possession of drugs then it is presumed to be correct till it is disproved trial.”

During his argument as per Bar and Bench, the ASG confirmed the judgment within the case of Showik Chakraborty and skim excerpts from the High Court judgment. He stated, “In that case, the argument was there was no recovery of contraband but in our case there is. The High Court in that case held that the accused was an important link in the investigation and that there were monetary transactions. It held that all the bailable offences are non bailable under NDPS.” The ASG additional said, “The High Court held that even if there was no recovery, the accused were in touch with drug dealers, so bail cannot be granted. In the present case, there are drug dealers. Aachit and Shivraj are drug dealers with whom the accused were in touch.”

On Wednesday, the Mumbai Court had adjourned the listening to on bail purposes of Aryan Khan and others for in the present day, October 14.

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), in its reply, filed within the particular court docket on Wednesday had stated that the company’s investigation has revealed Aryan Khan’s position in illicit procurement and distribution of contraband.

NCB in its reply has talked about that the supplies collected through the investigation have primarily revealed that Aryan Khan has a job insofar as illicit procurement and distribution of contraband is anxious. In its reply, the NCB point out, it’s prima facie revealed Aryan Khan used to acquire contraband from Arbaaz Merchantt and the sources linked to Arbaaz Merchant, from whose acutely aware possession (sneakers) 6 grams of Charas was recovered. Aryan and Arbaaz have been related in transferring/shut collaboration with every other, which is adequate to draw offences, extra significantly part 29 beneath the NDPS act.

NCB additional talked about that there may be materials on document to point out that Aryan was in contact with some individuals overseas who seem like part of a global drug community for illicit procurement of medicine.

On Wednesday, Aryan Khan and 5 other accused, who had been arrested by Narcotic Control Bureau (NCB) in connection with a drug raid case, had been shifted to the frequent cell of the Mumbai’s Arthur Road Jail after their Covid report got here destructive. They had been earlier lodged on the quarantine barrack of the Arthur Road Jail right here.

A complete of 20 people, together with two Nigerian nationals, have been arrested to date within the case associated to the seizure of medicine following a raid at a celebration on a cruise ship off the Mumbai coast on October 2.

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