Fardeen Khan gets relief in the drug case

After being held guilty for attempting to buy cocaine in 2001, Fardeen Khan finally gets immunity as the charges of possessing drugs have been dropped

October last year Fardeen Khan had been held guilty of attempting to buy cocaine in a case filed against him in 2001. The charges for possessing over two grams of the drug were dropped but the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) had arrested Fardeen at his Juhu residence back then.After close to 11 years, a special court finally granted him immunity from prosecution this afternoon.

According to the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, a person can face up to six-month jail term for possession of a small quantity of drugs (less than two grams). Fardeen had filed for immunity from prosecution before the NDPS recently. The actor is finally relieved that his appeal has been granted after he completed the de-addiction programme at the KEM hospital.