On Monday, Mumbai zonal director of The Narcotics Control Bureau, Sameer Wankhede arrived in New Delhi amid the allegations were imposed on him. Sameer Wankhede is the one who is leading cruise ship drug case of Aryan Khan and more. Now, a bribe allegations against him have been imposed. Talking to reporters, Sameer Wankhede said, “I have not been summoned. I’ve come here for a different purpose. Allegations against me are baseless.”
In Mumbai, the NCB and Sameer Wankhede, approached a special court against the allegations of extortion levelled against them in the cruise drugs seizure case.
NR Gyaneshwar Singh, NCB vigilance unit head, said that the agency will start an inquiry into the allegations imposed by a witness in the cruise drug case.
Meanwhile, Prabhakar Sail, the ‘independent witness’, in a statement to the media, claimed that Rs 25 crore was demanded by an official of the NCB and other persons, including absconding witness KP Gosavi, to let off Aryan Khan in the case.
While talking to media people, Prabhakar informed that he had heard the conversation over the phone saying, Gosavi telling one Sam D’Souza, after Aryan Khan was brought to the NCB office after the October 2 raid, about a demand of Rs 25 crore and “to settle at Rs 18 crore as they have to give Rs eight crore to Sameer Wankhede”.
Various allegations have been put by Nawan Malik on Sameer Wankhede. He questioned about the caste and religion of Sameer Wankhede and about his first marriage with muslim woman. He also said that the name of Sameer Wankhede’s father is Dawood. Sameer Wankhede’s father, a retired senior police inspector, said, “My name is Dnyandev Wankhede and it was the same in school, college, NCC and in the [police] department. In Marathi, it is pronounced as Dnyandev while in Hindi it is pronounced as Gyandev. I have no relation with the name Dawood and I don’t know how they have prepared this forged document. The allegations levelled are all false”. Nawab Malik further said that forged his caste certificate in order to be selected in the civil services under the category reserved for people from Scheduled Castes. Sameer Wankhede said, “My father is a Hindu and my mother late Mrs Zaheeda was a Muslim. I belong to a composite, multi religious and secular family in true Indian tradition and I am proud of my heritage.”
Now, the agency will look into the matter and find out the truth!