The accused were produced before a court in Mumbai, where ASG Anil Singh said Aryan and his friends Arbaaz Seth Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha have been booked under sections 8C, 20, 27, and 35 of the NDPS (Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances) Act, ANI reported. He also told the court that five more people have been arrested and are under investigation.
Singh also said the agency needed custody of the three accused to "verify facts and their links".
"In a society, youngsters are worst affected by the drug menace. We have also intercepted the party organisers," ANI quoted the ASG as saying in the court.
Meanwhile, Aryan's lawyer Satish Manishinde said that there was no substance seized from his client that is in contravention of NDPS ACT. He also said that if any such substances were seized from any of the other accused, it doesn't make any grounds to keep Aryan in custody.
The NCB had on Saturday busted a drugs party on board a cruise ship of the Cordelia Cruises company, and arrested Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan and seven others.
A team of NCB sleuths led by zonal director Sameer Wankhede had raided the ship based on a tip-off that a party was scheduled on board. 13 gm of cocaine, 5 gm of MD, 21 gm of charas and 22 pills of ecstasy and Rs 1.33 lakh were seized on board, an official earlier said.
Besides Aryan Khan, the arrested accused were identified as Munmun Dhamecha, Arbaaz Merchant, Ismeet Singh, Mohak Jaswal, Gomit Chopra, Nupur Sarika, and Vikrant Chhokar, the official said.