WhatsApp conversations between mates can typically seem suspicious given the type of language younger folks use right now, Aryan Khan’s lawyer Amit Desai instructed the court docket on Thursday throughout a listening to within the drugs-on-cruise case.
“Please bear in mind one other reality. Today’s generation have a means of communication, which is English… not the Queen’s English.. it’s sometimes what the older generation will call a torture. The way they communicate is very different,” he stated.
“Conversions on chats can often be misunderstood. WhatsApp chats are supposed to be private conversations. But I am told there are no messages or conversations on the mobile about the rave party,” Mr Desai stated.
“There is always a possibility that casual conversations between friends on WhatsApp may appear suspicious,” he added.
The arguments got here throughout a bail listening to for Aryan Khan that started on Wednesday at a Mumbai classes court docket. It is the third since his arrest virtually two weeks in the past within the Mumbai drugs-on-cruise case through which WhatsApp chats have been cited as key proof.
Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan – Accused No. 1 for the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) – allegedly “indulged in illicit drug trafficking”, and was in contact with “some persons abroad who appear to be a part of an International Drug Network” to obtain a “bulk quantity of hard drugs”, the anti-narcotics company stated in an announcement to the court docket, opposing his bail.
The NCB on Thursday instructed the court docket that “evidence showed” Aryan Khan often took banned substances; Additional Solicitor General Anil Singh, representing the central company, additionally referred to on-record statements to say that Aryan Khan has been consuming medication for the previous couple of years.