Shahrukh Khan’s eldest son Aryan Khan was arrested on Sunday in the drug cruise case. NCB (Narcotics Control Bureau) arrested Aryan Khan along with actor Arbaaz Merchant and model Munmun Dhamecha from a cruise in Mumbai for possession of illegal substances.

Reportedly, they have recovered 13 grams of cocaine, five grams of MD (mephedrone), 21 grams of charas, 22 pills of MDMA (ecstasy), and ₹1,33,000 cash from the International Cruise Terminal, Mumbai. Aryan Khan is in the custody of the NCB till the 7th of October.

I am of the view that investigation is of prime importance. Considering this aspect, the presence of the accused with NCB is necessary,” mentioned the judge who was heading the hearing.

Apparently, they found solid evidence against him through his WhatsApp chats. “There is incriminating material found through WhatsApp chats with drug peddlers,” said the additional solicitor general. “Raids are going on now. Shocking incriminating material in WhatsApp shows international drug trafficking.

We would find out in due course of time whether Aryan is actually guilty of possession, distribution, or consumption, or not. But, in the age of social media, who will keep patience till then?

As soon as the news broke out, netizens started demanding the removal of Shahrukh Khan from the post of Brand Ambassador for Byju’s.

Byju’s is the Indian ed-tech unicorn whose official brand ambassador is SRK. People believe that the latter’s own son is accused in a drug case, how would he influence other kids?

This is what they have to say:

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(1) Talented students are giving JEE Advanced Test, while SRK’s son is giving a drug test (2) The one not being able to educate his son is educating the future of the nation (3) What will SRK teach kids, the one who promotes Byju’s on the one hand and Kamla Pasand on another

However, the chief mentor of the Indian Institute of Human Brands Sandeep Goyal said, “Many celebrities were questioned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in the past but it didn’t affect their brand value as such. I don’t see Aryan’s arrest affecting SRK’s brand value.

He added, “While there is a lot of mauling on social media right now, people, in general, have become much more tolerant or acceptable to such ‘lifestyle transgressions’ of the celebrities.

What do you think about this? Are Twitteratis right to demand this? Or is this a reaction in the heat of the moment? Let us know in the comments section.

Sources: Economic Times, Twitter, The Hindu

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