GUWAHATI: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Wednesday has arrested former Bigg Boss contestant and Bollywood actor Ajaz Khan.
A day after he has been detained for questioning in connection with a drugs case, Ajaz Khan has been arrested by the NCB on Wednesday.
The NCB has informed that Ajaz Khan’s name had been cropped up during interrogation of arrested drug peddler Shadab Batata.The NCB has further added that it recovered alprazolam tablets from his residence during searches in Mumbai’s Andheri and Lokhandwala areas.
Ajaz Khan is part of narcotics peddler Shadab Farooque Shaikh alias Shadab Batata’s syndicate, the NCB has announced.
Last Thursday, Shadab Batata was arrested. Over 2 kilograms of the banned mephedrone drug were recovered from his possession.
Ajaz Khan, although, has claimed that he is innocent. But this is not the first time that Khan got involved in a drug-related case. Back in 2018, he was arrested by the Thane Anti-Narcotic Cell for possessing drugs.
He has been continuously arrested by police either for some kind of cyber-crime for creating and uploading objectionable videos or indulging in defamation, hate speech, and violating prohibitory orders
The NCB, meanwhile, has maintained that Ajaz Khan is a part of Shadab Batata’s syndicate.
As per the latest reports, once Khan’s medical examination is over, he will be produced before a court in Mumbai for remand.