Aryan Khan gets a clean chit from the NCB in the drugs-on-cruise case; Report

Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan gets a clean chit from NCB in the drugs-related case.

Updated on Sep 11, 2023   |  01:20 PM IST  |  109.7K
Aryan Khan gets a clean chit from the NCB in the drugs-on-cruise case; Report
Aryan Khan gets a clean chit from the NCB in the drugs-on-cruise case; Report
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Trigger Warning: This article contains references to alcohol and drug addiction


Aryan Khan had grabbed all the limelight ever since he got arrested in the drugs on the cruise case last year. It was indeed a tough time for Shah Rukh Khan, Gauri Khan and their family. But now the latest reports come as a relief for all of them. The Narcotics Control Bureau has reportedly given a clean chit to Aryan in the drugs-on-cruise case. A few weeks back two officers had been suspended by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) for negligence and one of them was involved in Aryan’s case. 

Aryan Khan gets clean chit from NCB 

Taking to their Twitter handle, ANI in their first tweet wrote, “Cruise drug bust case | All the accused persons were found in possession of Narcotics except Aryan and Mohak, reads a statement of Sanjay Kumar Singh, DDG (Operations), NCB.” In the next tweet, ANI wrote, “A complaint against 14 persons under various sections of the NDPS Act is being filed. Complaint against rest six persons is not being filed due to a lack of evidence: Sanjay Kumar Singh, DDG (Operations), NCB.” In earlier reports, it was reported that only two of the defendants are now in judicial custody, while Aryan and 17 others were granted bail.

Sameer Wankhede in trouble? 

After Aryan Khan gets a clean chit, the trouble seems to have mounted on the then zonal director Sameer Wankhede. According to the latest reports in ANI, NCB DG SN Pradhan told CNN-News 18 that the initial investigation has found many flaws in the way Wankhede handled the case. Pradhan further said that they will soon come up with the final report on Vigilance Enquiry on Wankhede. The charge sheet filed on Friday said Aryan had not been found in possession of any narcotics. “Based on an input NCB Mumbai on 02.10.2021, intercepted Vikrant, Ishmeet, Arbaaz, Aryan and Gomit at International Port Terminal, MbPT and Nupur, Mohak and Munmun at the Cordelia Cruise. All the accused persons were found in possession of narcotics except Aryan and Mohak," said a press release by the agency.

Aryan Khan’s upcoming work

In other news, Pinkvilla recently reported that Shah Rukh Khan’s son is developing multiple ideas, of which a web series and a feature film created by him for Red Chillies Entertainment are at the forefront. Aryan has been working on these concepts for quite some time and has already started the series. 

An authentic source revealed, “Besides writing the project, Aryan will also be directing it. He had taken complete charge at the test shoot that took place on Friday and Saturday. As a part of his and the crew’s prep, Aryan wanted to bring everyone together and understand the project before they actually start shooting for it. He is very passionate about this yet untitled show, and has already begun work on the pre-production. They will finalise the actual shooting dates soon.”

Meanwhile, Shah Rukh Khan is busy working on Pathaan and had returned from Spain after shooting a schedule with Deepika Padukone and John Abraham.


Disclaimer: If you know someone who is struggling with alcohol or substance abuse, please reach out to the authorities and report it. There are several helplines available for the same. National Toll Free Helpline (1800-11-0031) to assist the alcoholic and drug dependent persons.

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