Actor Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan requested NCB officers if he deserved to be labelled an ‘international drug trafficker’ regardless of no unlawful medicine being discovered on his individual, in accordance with a brand new report. Aryan was arrested by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in reference to an alleged drug bust onboard a cruise ship off the Mumbai Coast in October final 12 months. He spent a number of weeks in jail earlier than being granted bail.
Accusations starting from possession of unlawful medicine to hyperlinks with worldwide drug gangs have been hurled at him. But in May, 2022, he was given a clear chit by the NCB, which cited ‘lack of sufficient evidence’.
As per India Today, Sanjay Singh, NCB’s deputy director-general (operations), who headed the SIT behind the probe, recalled his conversations with Aryan. He had instructed Aryan that he would converse to him ‘with an open mind’.
According to him, Aryan requested him a couple of “soul-searching queries”. He mentioned “Sir, you have painted me as an international drug trafficker, that I finance drug trafficking — aren’t these charges absurd? They did not find any drugs on my person that day and yet they arrested me. Sir, you have done me great wrong and ruined my reputation. Why did I have to spend so many weeks in jail — did I really deserve it?”
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Opposition events and followers of Shah Rukh had alleged political motives behind Aryan’s arrest. The authorities has beneficial motion towards former NCB zonal director Sameer Wankhede for his “shoddy investigation” of the case. In the India Today report, Singh additionally claimed that he spoke to Shah Rukh Khan. “We have been painted as some kind of big criminals or monsters who are out to destroy society and we find going to work tough every day,” Singh quoted Shah Rukh as saying.
After a number of months spent below the radar, the actor has now began resuming work correctly. He shall be seen in three movies–Pathaan, Jawan, Dunki–subsequent 12 months, every of which was revealed in back-to-back bulletins over the previous couple of weeks. Aryan is reportedly writing initiatives for streaming platforms, and his sister Suhana Khan will make her appearing debut within the upcoming Netflix movie The Archies.