In the ongoing drugs-on-cruise case, Aryan Khan visited the NCB office on his 24th birthday, a development that made a lot of SRK fans unhappy. On Friday, Aryan celebrated his 24th birthday at a time where he remains in the front and center of the drugs-on-cruise case in which he remains accused. Earlier last month, the then 23-year-old Aryan was granted a bail along with co-accused Arbaaz Merchant and Munmun Dhameecha.
Aryan was granted the bail on several conditions, one of which stated that he would need to visit the anti-drugs agency office once a week, on Friday. As fate would have it, his birthday this year fell on the same day as his official NCB visit.
If the arrests, court trial, and granting of bail was the first phase in the Aryan Khan drug bust case, his weekly visits to the NCB office, Mumbai, is the endgame. On October 3, Aryan Khan was one of the several persons arrested from a Goa-bound cruise off the waters of Mumbai. The anti-drugs agency NCB claimed that despite no drugs were found on his possession, Aryan was part of a larger drug trafficking conspiracy.
After being sent to the judicial custody, and spending more than 25 days in the Arthur Road jail, Aryan’s case was fought by former Additional Solicitor General of India. Before the Diwali festivities, Aryan was finally given the bail.
The Facts of the Matter
Unlike most birthdays of actor Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan that are spent at exotic locations, his 24th birthday was spent at the offices of anti-drugs agency NCB (Narcotics Control Bureau). On Friday, Aryan was seen by paparazzi leaving from his Bandra residence Mannat to the NCB office to mark the weekly appearance he is mandated.
Why Did Aryan Khan Have to Go to NCB Office On Birthday?
It was a twist-of-fate for the popular actor’s son as his birthday fell on the same day that he was supposed to take to the NCB office. Bombay High Court’s order states, “Applicants/Accused shall attend the NCB Mumbai office on each Friday between 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to mark their presence.”
On Friday afternoon, Aryan was seen leaving Mannat in a Range Rover and arrived sometime in the noon wearing a yellow t-shirt under a black jacket.
Shahrukh Khan Fans Dismayed at Aryan’s ‘Birthday Bash’
Dismayed at the fact that their favourite actor’s son has to go to the anti-drugs agency’s office on the day of his birthday, fans showed their disappointment on social media.
A Hindustan Times report quoted a fan’s tweet which read, “So Aryan has to visit the NCB office between 11AM & 2PM? Hope it’s quick & not a big thing & he can just enjoy his birthday. I prayed for it to be just easy & quick.”
Popular paparazzi Viral Bhayani shared a video of Aryan going to the NCB office. On the video, several people came to Aryan’s support in the comment box. “So Sad That People are still hounding him let the kid be in peace Indian Media Shame on you,” a person wrote.
Feeling too sad after seeing you like this !! But everything happens only for our goodness. God bless you Aryan,” another commented.
“How cruel at least on his birthday he shouldn’t have been asked to go there,” another Instagram user commented.
Watch Aryan Khan Visiting and Leaving the NCB Office:
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