MUMBAI: Superstar hairstylist Suraj Godambe, who was arrested final month by the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) with allegedly 11 grams of cocaine, was granted bail by a particular court docket this week.
Godambe was arrested at Oshiwara on December 9 together with one Lal Chandra Yadav. The NCB mentioned that medication have been recovered from the joint possession of each the accused.
Godambe sought bail on the grounds that he had no prison antecedents. He additionally claimed that he had been falsely implicated within the crime.
Suraj’s plea additional mentioned that the NCB had not adopted the provisions of the Narcotic Medication and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act correctly.
“The alleged contraband recovered is of non-commercial amount. He shall abide by the phrases and circumstances if imposed whereas releasing on bail,” the defence advised the court docket.
The NCB strongly denied the allegations. It objected to the bail utility on the grounds that the investigation is in progress.
“The punishment to the offence is imprisonment as much as a interval of ten years. Accused might flee if launched on bail and likewise, might commit an identical offence,” the prosecution submitted.
The court docket, nonetheless, mentioned that the prosecution had not proven that due to ongoing investigations, it was essential to detain the accused in jail.
“It seems that a proper assortment of proof is occurring. The truth that 11-gram cocaine of non-commercial amount was recovered from him. Merely the punishment to the offence is as much as a interval of ten years, bail can’t be refused,” the court docket mentioned.
It additional mentioned that NCB’s apprehension of Godambe fleeing, pressuring the witnesses, and repeating the crime, could be taken care of by imposing mandatory circumstances.
“Accused shall attend NCB workplace, Mumbai, as soon as in per week ideally on Tuesday between 11am and 2pm till the submitting of the grievance. He shall not commit an offence related offence. He shall circuitously or not directly make any inducement, menace or promise to any particular person acquainted with the information of the case..,” the court docket mentioned whereas imposing circumstances for Godambe’s launch.