Sameer Khan, who’s the son-in-law of NCP leader and Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik, was an investor with the drug kingpin Karan Sajnani, who was arrested final week.
Sameer Khan was arrested on Wednesday in the medicine probe case by NCB. (Picture: Kiran Sapkal)
The most recent arrest made by the Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB) in the Mumbai medicine probe case, Sameer Khan, who’s the son-in-law of NCP leader and Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik, was an investor with the drug kingpin Karan Sajnani, who was arrested final week.
NCB sources mentioned that Sameer Khan was examined and in the course of the interrogation of Sajnani, it was discovered that he had invested money in the drug provide chain run by Sajnani.
The medicine being provided by Sajnani had been provided not solely in Mumbai, but in addition different states throughout the nation. Sajnani is suspected to have been operating the drug provide chain with connections in Uttar Pradesh’s Rampur as effectively, following which the company performed raids.
Sameer Khan was referred to as on Wednesday morning after his identify was revealed by Sajnani as one in every of his enterprise companions. He was questioned for over 12 hours after which was positioned underneath arrest. A crew from NCB additionally performed searches at Sameer Khan’s Bandra residence.
Sources mentioned that NCB has discovered incriminating digital proof towards Sameer Khan concerning his dealings and investments with Sajnani.
NCB officers had additionally discovered a transaction of Rs 20,000 between Sameer Khan and drug kingpin Karan Sajnani who was arrested final week and 200 kg of medication had been recovered from him.
Khan was taken for medical checkup on Thursday morning and was to be produced in court docket by midday.
Case historical past
NCB Mumbai seized enormous portions of ganja in from one courier at Bandra West final week. Within the follow-up operation, extra stashes of imported strains of ganja had been recovered from the residence of Karan Sajnani at Khar.
Karan Sajnani, Rahila Furniturewala, Shaista Furniturewala and Ram Kumar Tiwari alias Mucchad Paanwala, had been arrested underneath the provisions of the NDPS Act and produced earlier than the court docket.
Throughout investigation, the function of Sameer Khan, who’s is son in legislation of Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik and a resident of Bandra, additionally got here to gentle.