MUMBAI: Mumbai’s Esplanade Court docket on Tuesday (October 5) despatched Abdul Qadir Sheikh, Shreyas Nair, Manish Darya, and Avin Sahu to Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) custody until October 11.
All 4 accused had been arrested earlier right now in reference to a drug seizure on a cruise ship off the Mumbai coast.
Eight individuals, together with Aryan Khan, Arbaz Seth Service provider, Munmun Dhamecha, Vikrant Chhoker, Ismeet Singh, Nupur Sarika, Gomit Chopra and Mohak Jaswal had been produced earlier than Mumbai’s Esplanade Court docket on Monday which remanded them to NCB custody until October 7.
The anti-drugs company had earlier arrested 9 folks, together with Aryan Khan, after raiding the Goa-bound ship on Saturday. After the raid, the NCB’s Mumbai zonal unit began a crackdown on drug peddlers linked with the arrested individuals. The company sleuths additionally introduced some suspects, together with from the cruise ship, to the NCB’s workplace right here for questioning, the official mentioned.
In the course of the questioning of suspects, the position of few extra individuals had come to gentle, following which they had been positioned underneath arrest, the official mentioned.
Cruise ship social gathering case | Right now we arrested 4 extra folks. That they had organised this social gathering. Tomorrow, NCB will search their custody from the courtroom… A complete of 16 arrests have been made, probe on: Sameer Wankhede, Director of Narcotics Management Bureau, Mumbai pic.twitter.com/w3qgsPTEWB
— ANI (@ANI) October 5, 2021
Earlier within the day, the anti-drugs company mentioned it had arrested two extra individuals in reference to the seizure of medication from the cruise ship.
In an operation performed on Monday and Tuesday, the NCB arrested Shreyas Nair, Manish Rajgaria, Avin Sahu, Gopal Jee Anand, Samir Sehgal, Manav Singhal and Bhaskar Arora, the NCB mentioned.
Other than Aryan Khan, the NCB has up to now arrested Arbaaz Service provider, Munmun Dhamecha, Nupur Satija, Ishmeet Chadha, Mohak Jaiswal, Gomit Chopra, Vikrant Chhokar and a drug provider from suburban Juhu.
Primarily based on the preliminary interrogation of the accused Mohak Jaswal, a staff of NCB performed a raid at Jogeshwari in Mumbai and intercepted one particular person with 2.5 gm of ecstasy and 54.3 gm (industrial amount) of Mephedrone in his possession.
On the data supplied by one other arrested accused Ishmeet Singh Chadha, Shreyas Nair was arrested from suburban Goregaon with a small amount of Charas, the NCB mentioned.
Manish Rajgaria, who was invited as a visitor on the ship, was arrested with a small amount of hydroponic weed multi-strain hashish. Avin Sahu, who sailed within the cruise ship, was arrested on the consumption prices, the NCB mentioned.
Earlier on Tuesday, extra chief metropolitan Justice of the Peace R M Nerlikar remanded Abdul Qadir Sheikh (30), Shreyas Nair (23), Manish Rajgariya (26) and Avin Sahu (30) to the NCB custody until October 11.
The courtroom on Monday remanded Aryan Khan (23) and 7 others to the NCB custody until Thursday.
In the meantime, when requested in regards to the seizure of medication from the cruise ship, a Mumbai Police official mentioned on Tuesday that they’re ascertaining whether or not essential permissions had been obtained from the DG, Transport, and different authorities.
The NCB on Monday claimed earlier than a metropolis courtroom that “surprising and incriminating” materials recovered in WhatsApp chats of Aryan Khan and two others arrested in reference to the case confirmed worldwide drug trafficking.
The Narcotics Management Bureau, which obtained the remand of Aryan Khan (23) and the opposite eight accused from the courtroom until Thursday, additionally claimed that within the WhatsApp chats he’s discussing modes of fee to be carried out for procurement (of medication) and that a number of code names are getting used.
Aryan Khan’s lawyer had claimed no medication had been recovered from his shopper’s possession.
The NCB on Sunday mentioned that they had seized 13 grams of cocaine, 5 grams of MD, 21 grams of charas and 22 tablets of Ecstasy and Rs 1.33 lakh.
In the meantime, relations of the arrested accused gathered outdoors the NCB workplace in south Mumbai on Tuesday.
Aslam Service provider, the daddy of Arbaaz Service provider, advised media individuals that his son and Aryan Khan are harmless.
“Aryan and Arbaaz are shut pals for the final 15 years. They’re harmless. My son was falsely implicated on this case. He and Aryan had not even boarded the cruise ship. Aryan was invited on the ship as a star whereas Arbaaz accompanied him as his pal. Aryan had requested Arbaaz to accompany him,” Aslam Service provider claimed.