Shahrukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan is trapped in the drug party case on the Mumbai cruise. NCB arrested Aryan Khan during the raid in this party. After this, he was sent to judicial custody. On Friday, October 8, the Magistrate Court of Mumbai rejected Aryan Khan’s bail application. We are telling you why this happened.
Aryan Khan Bail Hearing Held in Court
The hearing of the bail applications of Aryan Khan, Arbaaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha took place on October 8 in the Magistrate Court of Mumbai. In such a situation, court magistrate RM Nerlikar, while rejecting the petition of the other two, including Aryan, said that it is not maintainable, so it is rejected. This was told by the magistrate when the entire hearing was over after a lengthy debate.
Interestingly, before the hearing on October 8, the Additional Advocate General of India, Anil Singh, had said that the court should first decide whether the bail application is maintainable or not. Anil Singh had said, ‘I am raising the issue of maintainability and want it to be decided first and then go to the case’s merits.’
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Bail Plea Rejected
It is being told that Anil Singh’s point was that the Magistrate Court is not entitled to decide on the bail plea of Aryan Khan and the other two. This work has to be done in the sessions court under the NDPC Act. However, Aryan’s lawyer Satish Manshinde opposed Anil Singh’s point and said they could not tell the court what to do. The magistrate then said that he would hear the arguments on both maintainability and merit.
NCB opposed Aryan Khan’s bail plea. The court heard the entire debate on the maintainability of both the parties and the merit of the case. While Satish Manshinde argued with Anil Singh for an hour, Arbaaz Merchant’s lawyer Tarak Syed and Munmun Dhamecha’s lawyer Kashif Ali Khan also kept their points.
It was necessary to file the petition in the sessions court
Anil Singh said that the bail plea should have been filed in a special court under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. Referring to Section 36A of the NDPC Act, Singh said that the charges against the accused could be tried only by a sessions court.
He had approached the Bombay High Court in the case of Riya Chakraborty. Then the court had said that the charges against Riya were not available, and her trial was to be held in the sessions court.
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Last month, in the case of actor Armaan Kohli, Magistrate Nerlikar had also pronounced the verdict. Anil Singh reminded Magistrate Nerlikar that he had also rejected Armaan’s bail plea because his case was exclusively fit for trial in the sessions court. Armaan Kohli’s case was also related to drugs.
It is to be known that Magistrate Nerlikar has not yet given full details of his decision to reject the bail plea of Aryan Khan and the other two. Talking about Aryan Khan, he is currently in Mumbai’s Arthur Roll Jail with the other five accused. On the other hand, other female accused, including Munmun Dhamecha, are in Byculla jail.