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Sameer Wankhede to investigate cruise ship drug case until substantial evidence is found against him: NCB

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Amid the ongoing dispute between the area director of the Office of Narcotics Control, Sameer Wankhede, and the leader of the PNC, Nawab Malik, the OCN has stated that the former will remain the investigating officer in the drug case in cruises until substantial information is found against you.

The agency’s deputy director-general (northern region), Gyaneshwar Singh, said so on Wednesday. Sameer Wankhede was questioned for about four hours on Wednesday as part of the investigation and presented “many facts to the team.”

Gyaneshwar Singh told reporters that a five-member NCB investigation team launched an investigation into the allegations made by Prabhakar Sail on Wednesday through an affidavit. An NCB team, led by him, is in Mumbai to investigate the corruption allegations brought by Prabhakar Sail, a witness in the cruise ship drug case.

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“We requested the Southwest region office to send a notice to key witnesses VK Gosavi and Sail, but we could not be reached. Through the media, I request that they join the investigation and present evidence to the team investigator who is camping at the CRPF. Bandra, Mumbai, “Singh said.

“Sameer Wankhede was questioned today for about four hours. He presented many facts to the team. If necessary, he will be asked for more evidence and documents. He presented the documents related to the case that was requested. If necessary, he will be questioned further. bottom”. He will remain the investigating officer in the drug case on a cruise ship until substantial information is found against him, “Singh added.

Sail, a bodyguard for NCB witness Kiran Gosavi, had alleged that Gosavi took 50 lakh rupees from an individual after the raid on the cruise ship. Gosavi has denied the allegations.

NCB named Sail as a “hostile witness” in its affidavit in court Monday.

Earlier today, the Mumbai police appointed an ACP-level officer to investigate the allegations made against Sameer Wankhede. “All complaints received against Wankhede will be investigated by the officer. Four police stations in Mumbai have received such complaints so far,” Mumbai police said.

An NCB team arrested an alleged drug party on the Cordelia cruise liner bound for Goa on October 2. A total of 20 people, including Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, have been arrested in the case.

Meanwhile, PNC leader Nawab Malik said earlier on Wednesday that if Sameer Wankhede’s birth certificate, which the minister had posted online to claim the forged official documents to secure the job, turns out to be false, then he will resign. his ministerial post and will retire as a politician.

He also claimed that the organizers of the drug party on Cordelia’s cruise ship had obtained permission directly from the Center’s “shipping address” and not from the state police or the state Department of the Interior.

Devika
Devika Chowdhury - She is a professional news editor, writer, and blogger for the last 10 years. She is working with NewsGater as an off-beat news editor cum writer.

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