Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan’s son, Aryan Khan, has been arrested now on Sunday by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) after drugs were seized from a cruise ship off Mumbai coast on Saturday night, top sources said. Aryan Khan, who was on the cruise, has been arrested .with the central agency sleuths questioning him and examining his WhatsApp chats.
Top sources said that initial scanning of Aryan Khan’s phone has revealed messages which show he was regularly ordering and consuming drugs.
The case against Aryan Khan is “strong” and the central agency sleuths have arrested him after the questioning said the sources.
There are seven others who have also been detained and are also likely to be arrested in the case, sources said. NCB officers are questioning Munmun Dhamecha, Nupur Sarika, Ismeet Singh, Mohak Jaswal, Vikrant Chhoker, Gomit Chopra and Arbaaz Merchant.
The central agency’s team, which raided Cordelia cruise after it departed from Mumbai on Saturday night, seized drugs such as cocaine, LSD, hashish and MD from those present on board.
According to sources, a Delhi-based entity had supplied most drugs for the party on the cruise ship, while LSD was procured online.
“There were other celebrities, too, on the cruise but those who were not found possessing drugs have not been detained,” said a top source.