The Zonal Director of NCB’s Mumbai unit, Sameer Wankhede, arrived Delhi on Monday evening and let the media know that he had not been summoned to the national capital in connection with the charges of extortion against him.
“I have not been summoned and my purpose for coming here is completely different. The allegations levelled against me are baseless,” told Sameer Wankhede to media in Delhi.
India Today has discovered that Sameer Wankhede, the directing official of the Mumbai cruise drugs bust case in which superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan was detained, would meet his manager SN Pradhan at the NCB headquarters in Delhi on Tuesday.
As per the sources, the gathering between Sameer Wankhede and the NCB chief is planned as a review meeting. Notwithstanding, the chance of a conversation over the cruise drugs case including Aryan Khan has not been precluded.
A witness in the case on Sunday claimed that Rs 25 crore had been requested in the interest of Sameer Wankhede for the release of son Aryan. Aryan was detained in the case on October 3.
Prabhakar Sail, the witness for the situation, likewise said in a notarised affidavit that he was made to sign a blank panchnama.
After these claims, the NCB delivered a public assertion saying the issue had been sent to the Director General of the office. Sameer Wankhede denied all claims and wrote a letter to the Mumbai Police Commissioner seeking support from “precipitate legal action”. On Monday, the NCB declared that a request against Sameer Wankhede had been dispatched.
In the midst of this, Sameer Wankhede showed up in New Delhi, inciting many to believe that his visit to the national capital had something to do with the charges evened out against him and the request that has been dispatched.
Although, according to reports, Sameer Wankhede will go to an review meeting at the NCB base camp in New Delhi on Tuesday. He will likewise go to a standard booked gathering in regards to his nomination at the NCB.
According to the sources, he is probably going to meet the NCB chief on Tuesday.