Over 10 cases of mobile theft were reported from outside Arthur Road prison after Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan was released from Arthur Road prison on Saturday.
Fans and supporters of Shah Rukh Khan welcome Aryan Khan after he was released from Arthur Road jail on bail, in Mumbai, Saturday. (PTI)
After Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan was released on bail from Mumbai’s Arthur Road prison 22 days after his arrest in Mumbai cruise ship drugs case, fans of the superstar made sure to make his son’s homecoming special as they thronged in larger numbers outside the jail and the actor’s bungalow Mannat. But little did they know they were themselves in for a surprise.
Over 10 cases of mobile theft were reported from outside Arthur Road prison from Friday till Aryan Khan was released from jail. A large crowd of Shah Rukh Khan’s fans had gathered outside the prison to catch a glimpse of the Bollywood star and Aryan Khan.
Aryan Khan, 23, came out of the prison a day after a special court issued his release memo. He was granted bail by the Bombay High Court on Thursday.
Shah Rukh Khan’s actor-friend Juhi Chawla stood as surety for Aryan Khan before the special court, designated to hear cases related to the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS).
The HC on Friday afternoon made available its operative order in which it imposed 14 bail conditions on Aryan Khan and his co-accused in the case, Arbaaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha, who were also granted bail, stipulating their release on a personal bond of Rs 1 lakh each with one or two sureties of the same amount.
The relief to the trio came just a day before the HC was scheduled to take a two-week break for Diwali.
In the five-page order, the high court said the trio will have to surrender their passports before the NDPS court and shall not leave India without taking permission from the special court and will have to attend the NCB office each Friday between 11 am and 2 pm to mark their presence.
The judge will give a detailed bail order with reasons next week.
Aryan Khan, Merchant and Dhamecha were arrested by the NCB on October 3 and booked under relevant sections of the NDPS Act for possession, consumption, sale/purchase of banned drugs and conspiracy and abetment.
Meanwhile, a special court in Mumbai on Saturday granted bail to alleged drug peddler Aachit Kumar and eight others who were arrested by the NCB following the raid on the cruise ship. Of the 20 persons arrested by the NCB after the raid, as many as 14 have got bail so far.
(With inputs from PTI)
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