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SRK’s son Aryan Khan sent to 1-day NCB custody in rave party case

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Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, has been sent to NCB custody for a day in connection with the drugs party for which he was arrested earlier on the day.

Apart from Aryan Khan, Arbaaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha have been remanded to NCB custody till October 4 and the next hearing will be held on Monday afternoon. Aryan’s lawyer Satish Maneshinde said his client was not linked with the organisers of the event as he was just invited as a guest. No contraband was found on him, Maneshinde said agreeing to settle for one-day custody for the sake of the investigation.

Maneshinde, during his argument, also mentioned that Shah Rukh Khan’s son was treated well by the NCB.

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Terrorist killed in Kashmir encounter

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One terrorist was killed in an ongoing encounter between the terrorists and security forces at Check Cholan area in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday, officials said.

“One unidentified terrorist killed. Operation going on,” police said.

The gunfight took place after a joint team of the police and the army cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of specific information about the presence of terrorists.

As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where the terrorists were hiding they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the encounter.

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Bihar lacks facility to test Omicron variant of Covid-19

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While the entire world is scared of Covid-19’s new variant Omicron, Bihar has no facility to conduct genome sequencing at the moment.

A test lab of genome sequencing is available only in Patna’s Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) but it is lacking reagent to conduct a test. Such a situation emerged after some samples of Covid-positive patients who came from foreign countries, were sent to IGIMS for testing.

The Bihar Health department has now given an order to buy the reagent which will take at least 15 days to arrive. This means the testing of genome sequencing in Biahr will start only after 15 days.

Genome sequencing is a process to analyse the nature of all kinds of virus a patient is infected with. Omicron or Delta variant of the coronavirus can be detected only through genome sequencing.

Meanwhile, Mangal Pandey, Bihar Health Minister claimed that there is no case of Omicron in the state.

The claim made by the Minister came at a time when five patients who came from African countries and two from Dubai have been found to be Covid-positive during an RT-PCR test. Their samples were sent to IGIMS for genome sequencing. As the reagent is not available in the lab, the samples are preserved in a cold storage.

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Man returning from Dubai held for carrying liquor in Patna

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An electrical engineer returning from Dubai was arrested on charges of violating liquor ban after a wine bottle was found in his possession here, police said on Wednesday.

He had purchased the wine in Dubai as a gift for his father. After landing at Patna airport on Tuesday, he was to catch a night train for his native place Bokaro in Jharkhand, the police said.

Sujeet Kumar Singh, working as an electrical engineer in US based private firm in Dubai, was on his way home for his marriage when he was arrested.

“He had checked into a hotel in Patna and was waiting to catch a train. We came across him during a regular checking in the hotel where he was staying. When questioned, he accepted that he was carrying wine in his suitcase and had a bill also,” said an official of Kotwali police station.

Singh was not aware about liquor prohibition in Bihar.

“He was not drunk at the time of arrest and the recovered bottle was also sealed,” the official said.

Singh, a native of Bokaro steel City in Jharkhand, was returning after two years.

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