Shahrukh Khan's Son Aryan, Seven Others Likely To Be Arrested By NCB In Drug Case
Shahrukh Khan's Son Aryan, Seven Others Likely To Be Arrested By NCB In Drug CaseAryan Khan

Eight people, including Aryan Khan -- the son of Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan and producer Gauri Khan, who were detained from a rave party aboard a luxury cruise liner in Mumbai on Saturday, are likely to be arrested in a drug case, a top official said on Sunday.

Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Director-General S.N. Pradhan said that all the eight accused were detained on Saturday during raids carried out by an NCB team in Mumbai.

"Of the eight accused, three are from Delhi," Pradhan told IANS. He further said all the eight accused are currently being questioned and are likely to be arrested.

All the eight detainees have been identified as -- Aryan Khan, Arbaaz Merchant, Munmun Dhamecha, Nupur Sarika, Ismeet Singh, Mohak Jaswal, Vikrant Chhoker and Gomit Chopra.

Of these, Mohak, Nupur and Gomit are from Delhi. Mohak and Nupur are both fashion designers while Gomit is a hair stylist. Sources confirmed to IANS that both Mohak and Nupur had come to Delhi with Gomit.

NCB officials found several drugs like cocaine, MDMA, Mephedrone and charas from those who have been detained after the raid.

"We are acting in an impartial manner. In the process, if some connections to Bollywood or rich people emerge, so be it. We have to act within the purview of the law," NCB chief SN Pradhan said on the seizure of drugs from a party at a cruise off Mumbai coast.

With IANS Inputs

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