Watch: Shah Rukh Khan Visits Son Aryan at Arthur Road Jail
Aryan Khan, arrested by the NCB in an alleged drugs case, has been in Mumbai's Arthur Road Jail since 8 October.
Ahead of Aryan Khan's bail hearing before the Bombay High Court on Thursday, 21 October, Shah Rukh Khan visited the Arthur Road Jail to meet his son. The Bombay High Court has listed Aryan's bail hearing to 26 October.
This is the first meeting between SRK and Aryan ever since the latter has been arrested. Shah Rukh's visit followed the Maharashtra government easing restrictions on jail visits amidst the pandemic.
Aryan, who along with Arbaaz Merchantt, Munmun Dhamecha and others have been arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau in an alleged drugs case, has been in Arthur Road Jail since 8 October.
On Wednesday, 20 October, a special Mumbai court rejected the bail pleas of Aryan, Arbaaz and Munmun. The same day, Aryan filed an application in the High Court against the order.
While passing the verdict on Wednesday the court had observed that WhatsApp chats prima facie reveal that Aryan Khan is allegedly involved in ‘illicit drug activities on a regular basis'. The ASG, representing the NCB, had argued that the WhatsApp chats reflected Aryan’s involvement in illicit activities for narcotic substances despite there being no criminal antecedent.
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