India’s Narcotics Control Bureau has detained Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan. He will be questioned today by the (NCB) after a cruise rave party was busted on Saturday night off the Mumbai coast.
The drugs raid was carried out by NCB officials onboard the Cordelia Cruises’ Empress ship and several people were taken in for questioning.
According to local media reports, the Zonal Director of NCB, Sameer Wankhede said that Aryan Khan has not been arrested or taken into custody yet. The anti-drug agency has only brought him in for questioning.
The videos on the incident where the NCB office was seen taking in youngsters for questioning are going viral now.
The NCB reportedly got information about the cruise party that was set to sail at 2 pm on 2 October and return to Mumbai around 10 am on 4 October. The raid was carried out by NCB officials led by zonal director Sameer Wankhede after they received a tip-off.
It is learnt that the NCB team disguised themselves as passengers and boarded the cruise in order to carry out the raid. The team revealed that the rave party began as soon as the cruise reached mid-sea.
Reports suggest that Aryan’s phone has been seized for the NCB to investigate the chats in connection with the case.
Eight persons — Aryaan Khan, Arbaaz Merchant, Munmun Dhamecha, Nupur Sarika, Ismeet Singh, Mohak Jaswal, Vikrant Chhoker, Gomit Chopra — are being questioned in connection with the raid at an alleged rave party at a cruise off Mumbai coast said NCB Mumbai Director Sameer Wankhede.
NCB chief SN Pradhan told ANI, “It’s a result of a painstaking investigation that went on for two weeks. We acted on specific intelligence inputs, involvement of some Bollywood links has come to light.”