Mumbai court grants immunity to Fardeen Khan in drugs case

Mumbai court grants immunity to Fardeen Khan in drugs caseMumbai, March 1 -- In a good news to actor Fardeen Khan, who was arrested for possessing a small quantity of cocaine over a decade ago, the prosecution has withdrawn all charges framed against him in the case and he was granted immunity from a local court.However, the court has warned the actor that if he will ever commit a similar offence again, the immunity would be withdrawn.Fardeens lawyer Ayaz Khan was quoted as saying by IANS, "This means that prosecution against Fardeen in the case, in which he was charged for possessing a small quantity of cocaine, is withdrawn and all charges framed against him are also withdrawn".He added, "He (Fardeen) is now a reformed man. He has undergone the detoxification process completely. He has been granted one more opportunity as permissible under the law," Khan said.Fardeen was arrested in Mumbai for possession of cocaineon May 5, 2001.