Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan’s arrest by the NCB in the Cordelia cruise drug bust at the Mumbai port on October 2 sent shocked the entire nation and he had to spend more than 20 days in police custody last year. While the star kid was given a clean chit in the case, Sanjay Singh, NCB’s deputy director-general (operations) who headed the SIT, in a recent interaction with India Today revealed his conversations with Aryan Khan and Shah Rukh Khan.
For the unversed, Sanjay’s team was probing the case prepared by the Narcotics Control Bureau’s (NCB).
The NCB officer revealed "Sir, you have painted me as an international drug trafficker, that I finance drug trafficking — aren’t these charges absurd? They did not find any drugs on my person that day and yet they arrested me. Sir, you have done me great wrong and ruined my reputation. Why did I have to spend so many weeks in jail — did I really deserve it?"
During the interaction, Sanjay also confessed that he was not prepared for Aryan’s 'soul-searching queries.
Interestingly, Sanjay also met SRK. He revealed that SRK was concerned about his son's mental and emotional state. He told Sanjay, "We have been painted as some kind of big criminals or monsters who are out to destroy society and we find going to work tough every day."
However, soon after Aryan Khan was granted a clean chit, Rhea Chakraborty's lawyer Satish Maneshinde also demanded a fresh probe in the drugs case related to Sushant Singh Rajput's death.
For the unversed, her case had become a national issue in 2020 post-Sushant’s demise.
Aryan and Rhea's cases have raised a lot of questions about the media coverage and the perception which developed after several were involved in the case.
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