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#MumbaiDrugBust: Will Aryan finally get bail? Bombay HC hearing today


(MENAFN- NewsBytes) Will Bombay High Court finally grant some relief to Shah Rukh Khan 's son Aryan today? All eyes will be on the court as it hears an appeal by Aryan against a bail rejection order given by a special Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) court earlier. The hearing is set to begin around 10:30 am on October 26. Before that, here are the updates.

Recent A witness brought serious extortion allegation against NCB officer Sunday

The last few days have seen a lot of turns emerge in the Cordelia Cruises drug case. An independent witness of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB ) named Prabhakar Sail leveled extortion allegations against individuals, including NCB Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede . The allegations are being looked into. Sail is KP Gosavi 's bodyguard (a private detective and NCB witness, who clicked the viral selfie with Aryan).

Allegations Nawab Malik released letter that claims Wankhede regularly extorted money

On the flip side, Wankhede was again attacked by Nationalist Congress Party leader Nawab Malik . The Maharashtra minister alleged Wankhede was a Muslim named "Sameer Dawood Wankhede" and a forger. Today, he revealed the contents of a letter apparently sent by an NCB officer , which said Wankhede purposely targets Bollywood stars. An "attention seeker," Wankhede has extorted money several times in the past.

Twitter Post Malik said he'll be forwarding letter to NCB Director General Bail hearing Mukul Rohatgi to appear for Aryan in court

Now coming to the hearing, Aryan will be represented at the court today by Former Attorney General for India Mukul Rohatgi, reported India Today . A single bench of Justice NW Sambre will be hearing the bail plea. Rejecting Aryan's bail application, the NDPS court noted on October 20 that the 23-year-old's chats showed he was "dealing in illicit drug activities on a regular basis."

Information Hearing of Munmun Dhamecha, Arbaaz Merchantt also lined for today

It cannot be said he would not commit any similar offense if granted bail, the special court had noted. Before that, a magistrate's court also rejected his bail plea. Notably, today the HC will hear pleas of Aryan's co-accused Munmun Dhamecha and Arbaaz Merchantt as well. According to Live Law , the matters have been listed as items 57-59. They were arrested on October 3.

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