ARYAN KHAN PART OF INTERNATIONAL DRUG RACKET, CLAIMS NCB

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) during the bail hearing of the accused in the drug raid arrests pleaded that Aryan Khan and others arrested are part of an international drug network. He said that everyone’s cases are connected and interlinked. “Aryan Khan, Accused No. 1 according to the NCB, sourced drugs and was in touch with some persons abroad who appear to be part of an International Drug Network for illicit procurement of drugs”, said the anti-drugs agency in a statement to the court on Wednesday.

NCB said that everyone was ‘inextricably’ connected and it was not possible to separate the case from each other. They claimed the applicants of bail can’t be seen in isolation. Though Aryan was found clean, with no possession of drugs, the NCB said it does not avail him any benefit as he too is connected to the racket. “Even though from some accused persons there is no recovery or recovery of small quantity of contraband, the participation by acts and omissions of such persons who have acted in concert, conspiracy in the commission of offences forms the basis of this investigation,”, said NCB during the bail hearing.

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