NCB says probing global link; his lawyer calls it 'absurd'
The Indian Express Delhi|October 14, 2021
ARYAN KHAN BAIL HEARING TO CONTINUE TODAY
SADAF MODAK

MUMBAI, OCTOBER 13 CALLING THE Narcotics Control Bureau's (NCB) allegations of “illicit drug trafficking" against Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, as “inherently absurd", his lawyer - while arguing for bail on Wednesday- said a reformative approach is needed, as Aryan has suffered enough.

Senior lawyer Amit Desai said that the “very serious and frightening” term of "illicit drug trafficking" was being dumped on Aryan, though no drug or other material were recovered from him. The NCB opposed bail to Aryan and two others stating that though no drugs were found on him, he cannot be looked at in isolation and that it was investigating an "international drugs connection”.

The special court will continue to hear arguments on the bail pleas of Aryan and two others on Thursday.

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