Bigg Boss 7 fame Ajaz Khan arrested by NCB in drugs case; actor says, ‘What they got was four sleeping pills’
Ajaz Khan is known as the child of controversies. Now, the Bigg Boss 7 contestant has got mired in a fresh controversy. He has been arrested by the NCB in connection with the drug case. Yes! The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested Ajaz Khan today, March 31, 2021. The actor was detained on Tuesday evening at the Mumbai airport. And now, Ajaz Khan d is arrested by the NCB after 8 hours of interrogation in the drug case.
His name cropped up in the drug case during the interrogation of drug peddler Shadab Batata, and reportedly the actor is a part of his syndicate. A team of NCB also conducted searches at Mumbai’s Andheri and Lokhandwala areas in connection to the drug case. The anti-drug agency said that it had found alprazolam tablets from Ajaz Khan’s residence during the searches.
According to a report in NDTV, earlier, during the interrogation, Ajaz Khan claimed that he was not detained, but had gone to meet the NCB officials voluntarily. However, today morning, Ajaz insisted on his innocence and claimed that the agency only found four sleeping pills from him. “Neither was anything found from my home nor the airport, Ajaz Khan told the reporters while he was taken away by the NCb officials.
Ask him if drugs were found at his residence, Ajaz said, “Nothing. Ask them where they got it…what they got was four sleeping pills. My wife had miscarried and was in depression. She was taking those pills.”
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“Only 4 sleeping pills were found at my home. My wife has suffered a miscarriage & is using these pills as antidepressants,” he says. pic.twitter.com/y3R1UG3wvK
— ANI (@ANI) March 31, 2021
In recent months, the Narcotics Control Bureau has tightened the probe in the Bollywood drug nexus. Several searches, interrogations, and arrests have been and are being made by the NCB in this regard. The investigations began after the unfortunate demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput last year. The NCB has questioned several A-listers from Bollywood like Deepika Padukone, Arjun Rampal, Shraddha Kapoor, and Sara Ali Khan in the drug case.
Ajaz Khan is known for controversies. In April last year, he had been arrested for indulging in acts of defamation, hate speech, and violation of prohibitory orders. Back in July 2019, the Cyber Crime had arrested him for creating and uploading ‘objectionable’ videos on social media.