The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) summoned Aryan Khan, child of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, on November 7 in relation to the ship narcotics raid investigation. He did not show up for interrogation due to a fever.
NDTV reports that “The SIT, headed by the NCB’s senior officer Sanjay Kumar Singh, reached Mumbai on Saturday, a day after the agency transferred to it the investigation in six cases, including the controversial cruise drugs case.”
Aryan Khan stood before even the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) for the very first time on November 5 just after the Bombay High Court granted him bail within ship narcotics raid case on October 28. Along with the lawyer Nikhil Maneshinde, he testified in front of NCB.
Officer Sameer Wankhede, who has been in charge of the investigation, has been removed out from the Aryan Khan narcotics case.
He was also removed from five additional instances even though he was the lead investigator. Allegations of extortion and a Rs. 8 crore settlement relating to the case concerning Aryan have indeed been handled throughout all six cases moved out from the agency’s Mumbai unit. An SIT (Special Investigation Team) led by senior police officer Sanjay Singh also will investigate the case. He’ll also look into the case of NCP leader Nawab Malik’s son-in-law. Over the last month, Malik has been making claims against Wankhede as well as the anti-drugs agency.
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) apprehended Aryan Khan on October 2, 2021, after raiding a cruise ship. Upon October 3, he got detained underneath the Narcotic Drugs as well as Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act’s Sections 8(c), 20(b), 27, 28, 29, and 35.