Mumbai.The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has busted a rave party running with narcotics by raiding a passenger cruise ship.NCB arrested three people including Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan in this case.The other accused arrested include Arbaaz Seth Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha.After his arrest, he was produced in court.According to news agency ANI, the court has sent Aryan Khan, Arbaaz Seth Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha to NCB custody till tomorrow.
Cocaine, MD and Charas were recovered
An official said that the Cordelia cruise ship bound for Goa was raided by a team of NCB on Saturday evening.In this raid, narcotics like MDMA, Ecstasy, Cocaine, MD (Mephedrone) and Charas were recovered.Aryan Khan, Munmun Dhamecha, Nupur Sarika, Ismeet Singh, Mohak Jaswal, Vikrant Chhokar, Gomit Chopra and Arbaaz Merchant were taken into custody after the raid.Of these, medical tests were conducted for Aryan Khan, Arbaaz Seth Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha.
Drugs were hidden in underwear
NCB had received inputs from sources that a party with drugs is going to happen in the beach on Saturday evening on the cruise ship Cordelia going from Mumbai to Goa.After this information, the team led by NCB Mumbai's Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede boarded the cruise ship as a member of the team.During the raid, searches were conducted in which different intoxicants were recovered from the possession of some people, the official said.It is said that the accused had hidden the drugs in their clothes, underwear and purse.
NCB chief said - fair action will be taken
According to the official, the detained people will be produced before the court after completing the legal formalities.People in this party were also informed through social media.The ticket price for a person in the party was kept at more than Rs 75,000.NCB chief SN Pradhan said that we will investigate the entire matter impartially.Even if there is a relationship with someone's celebrity or rich people, then our action is not going to make any difference.We will work according to the law.
Cordelia Cruise distances herself from organizing the party
Along with this, NCB has also summoned the organizers of the cruise rave party on the Mumbai coast.According to news agency IANS, Cordelia Cruisedistanced herself from organizing the alleged rave party on Sunday.Waterways Leisure Tourism Pvt. Ltd., the operator of the luxury ship.Jurgen Bailom, CEO and President, Ltd. said, "I would like to clarify that Cordelia Cruisehas nothing to do with this incident in any way (directly or indirectly).
Will be careful in future
Jurgen Bellom said that Cordelia Cruises had leased its ship to a Delhi-based company for a private event.Cordelia is extremely careful to provide complete entertainment for families who choose to travel with us.The present phenomenon is contrary to our methodology and culture.We at Cordelia Cruisecondemn this type of party and all such acts.We will refrain from offering our ship at similar events in the future.We are cooperating with the authorities.