Sameer Wankhede shifted from Aryan Khan’s case – Times of India

NCB Zonal director Sameer Wankhede who had been probing the Mumbai drug bust case has reportedly been eliminated from his function because the lead investigator by which Shah Rukh Khan‘s son Aryan Khan was accused. Sources state that the central zone takes over the case, whereas Wankhede continues to be the zonal head.

Buzz is that, as a substitute of Wankhede, Sanjay Singh of NCB will now be the supervising officer of the 5 circumstances together with the Aryan Khan case. Cases transferred as a vigilance probe is underway and as a consequence of sure allegations on Sameer.

According to an official tweet by ANI, Wankhede had additionally said that he had filed a petition asking that both a central company or the NCB’s Delhi unit ought to take over the probe into the Aryan Khan case and the Nawab Malik case. The tweet learn, “I’ve not been removed from investigation. It was my writ petition in court that the matter be probed by a central agency. So Aryan case & Sameer Khan case are being probed by Delhi NCB’s SIT. It’s a coordination b/w NCB teams of Delhi & Mumbai:NCB Zonal Dir Sameer Wankhede to ANI”

The NCB has now issued an official assertion which learn, “A Special Investigation Team (SIT) comprising officers from Operations Branch of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Headquarters has been constituted by the Director General, NCB to take over a total of 06 cases from NCB Mumbai Zonal Unit which have national and international ramifications, in order to conduct deeper investigation to find out forward and backward linkages”.

The assertion additionally confirmed, “No officer or officers have been REMOVED from their present roles and they will continue to assist the Operations Branch investigation as required until any specific orders are issued to the contrary. It is reiterated that the NCB functions across India as a single integrated agency”

Sameer has reportedly been mired into controversies, after NCP chief and Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik accused him of forging paperwork to get a authorities job, mendacity about his faith and arresting folks in “bogus” drugs cases. However, Wankhede has denied all allegations. Reportedly, a Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been formed to oversee the transferred cases. An offcial tweet from nawab also confirmed Sameer stepping down from the case. The tweet read, “Sameer Wankhede eliminated from 5 circumstances together with the Aryan Khan case. There are 26 circumstances in all that should be probed. This is only the start… much more must be performed to scrub this method and we are going to do it”.

2021-11-05 19:41:52

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