A total of 6 cases, including the cruise drugs case and the arrest of Minister Nawab Malik’s son-in-law Sameer Khan, have now been taken from the hands of NCB Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede. Now the DDG of NCB, Operation Sanjay Singh will investigate these cases. Although Sameer Wankhede has not been removed from these cases, he will continue to cooperate with IPS Sanjay Singh in these cases. This has also been confirmed by the Mumbai wing of NCB in an official statement.
NCB has constituted an SIT under the leadership of Sanjay Singh. This team is reaching Mumbai from Delhi today itself. It is being said that after the allegations made by Nawab Malik on NCB, NCB has fielded its most flamboyant officer to save its credibility. It is being said that now some more big revelations can be made in these cases.
NCB Deputy Director General (North-West Zone) Mutha Ashok Jain told that the action has been taken on administrative grounds and since these six cases have wide-ranging and inter-state ramifications, they have been shifted to Operation Unit in Delhi. Wankhede, who is facing several personal and service related charges, will continue to be the zonal director.
Sanjay Singh is considered an expert in the matter of drugs
Sanjay Singh is a 1996 batch senior IPS officer of Odisha cadre. He has held many important positions. He was appointed additional commissioner in Odisha Police. After this he was given the responsibility of IG in Odisha Police itself. Seeing his brilliant work, the government appointed him as a DIG in the CBI. Presently he is in the post of ADG (Operations) of NCB. Sanjay Singh has investigated many big drugs cases. He is also called Drugs Case Expert. He has also headed the Anti-Drug Task Force in the Odisha Commissionerate.
Sanjay Singh will lead these 6 drugs case
1) Cruise Drugs Case (Aryan Khan Case).
2) Sameer Khan Case (Case of Nawab Malik’s son-in-law).
3) Actor Armaan Kohli Drugs Case.
4) Mumbra MD Drugs Case.
5) Jogeshwari 1kg Charas Case.
6) Dongri MD Drugs Case.
Wankhede clarified after being removed from the case
Wankhede has said in his clarification that he has not been removed from the investigation of Aryan Khan case. I myself had filed a petition in the court and demanded a central agency to investigate it. Therefore, the investigation of Aryan and Sameer Khan case will now be done by the SIT of Delhi NCB. It is a coordination between the NCB teams of Delhi and Mumbai.
Another NCB official questioned
NCB Inspector Ashish Ranjanprasad has been questioned by NCB Vigilance team in Delhi for two days in Aryan case. He has been interrogated for several hours. This is the second time that Ashish Ranjan Prasad is being questioned by the NCB Vigilance team. Earlier questions were asked to him for several hours in Mumbai.
Nawab Malik said – Wankhede is misleading
After this statement of Wankhede, Nawab Malik has tweeted that either ANI (news agency) is quoting Sameer Wankhede in a wrong way or Sameer Wankhede is misleading the country. The senior NCP leader has said that on behalf of Sameer Wankhede, a petition was filed in the court saying that the allegations of extortion and corruption against him should be investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) or the National Investigation Agency (NIA). Should be known Nawab Malik has expressed this reaction while retweeting the tweet of ANI in which Sameer Wankhede has given a statement regarding the removal of Aryan and Sameer Khan from the drugs case.
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