Actress Somy Ali has shown support for Aryan Khan, who was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) following the drug seizure by Cordelia Cruises off Mumbai on October 2. In an open letter to Aryan Khan’s accusers, Somy asks tough questions. She also explains how she tried the herb due to peer pressure. Somy says Aryan Khan is accused and heavily trolled on social media only because he is the son of Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan.
Somy sent his open letter to IndiaToday.in, which is posted as follows:
Until the middle of the 19th century, nature’s pharmaceuticals were all that was available to alleviate human pain and suffering. The first synthetic drug, chloral hydrate, was discovered in 1869 and introduced as a sedative-hypnotic. It is still available today in some countries.
If you are an educated, worldly person who believes in statistics, your intellect will guide you to learn that drugs will never go away just like prostitution. I have always been in favor of decriminalizing both for the same reason. Law enforcement has not been a deterrent when it comes to drugs or prostitution, and I am making this analogy intentionally because both are readily available. Please let me be very clear that I do not tolerate drug use. However, I am not naive enough not to know that millions of adolescents, young men and women, and all those who wish, are addicted and engaged in recreational drugs. I cannot control them and I will not judge them on recreational drugs either. Humans take drugs for many reasons: one is just to have a good time, which young people do universally, and the other is to heal oneself from a deep, dark pain that a person might feel and who has not found the courage to see a psychiatrist for.
I have no shame or qualms about admitting that at the age of 15, while in the United States, due to peer pressure, I tried weed with a band friends from high school to look cool and fit in. But soon, I realized it wasn’t for me. Then again in Bangalore, during a shoot with the late Divya Bharti, we both got involved in weed. And that was literally the last time I took any recreational drug.
But, this is not about my drug history, it is about a 23 year old young man who is dragged through the mud only because he is the son of very famous parents. I will admit that I cannot plead anyone’s innocence or guilt because I do not have sufficient facts or evidence to announce my personal verdict as I am not a judge or jury in the literal sense of the word. term. But I’ll say this, Aryan and other young men and women his age will experiment with drugs like it’s called just being a young adult or a human. At the risk of haters and trolls, whom I regard as miserable beings by putting others where their own lives are in ruins, I only feel sadness for Aryan. I feel pain for his parents because I can’t begin to imagine what they must go through when their son is dragged into this mess. If he was in the wrong place at the wrong time, or if he tried drugs. Who cares ? Law enforcement is not a deterrent when it comes to drugs. They throw this young man under the bus to distract from their inadequacies and lack of police work. Concrete example: the Sakinaka case.
We’ve been waging a war on drugs in the United States since 1971 and yet today, as I reside in Miami, Florida, if I wanted drugs I could get them in minutes. They are everywhere – whether it’s a street corner, an upscale restaurant, a nightclub, or an unfamiliar neighborhood where the rich or anyone else go. buy them.
So, in conclusion, my personal verdict is to let Aryan go back to his parents. Again, we are humans, and we will continue to make mistakes or find ourselves in sticky situations where we have no idea what the outcome would be. My thoughts and prayers are with Shah Rukh and Gauri and, of course, Aryan. Justice should be served if corrupt law enforcement agencies find better ways to hide their inefficiencies.
Besides Somy, many celebrities including Hrithik Roshan, Hansal Mehta and Raveena Tandon have shown their support for Shah Rukh Khan and Aryan. As previously reported, Aryan Khan’s bail application was denied on October 8 and he was sent to Arthur Road Prison in Mumbai.
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