Sameer Wankhede’s Stint With Narcotics Keep an eye on Bureau To Finish On December 31

Sameer Wankhede's Stint With Narcotics Control Bureau To End On December 31

Sameer Wankhede was once previous posted with the Directorate of Income Intelligence. (Record)


The tenure of IRS officer Sameer Wankhede with the Narcotics Keep an eye on Bureau (NCB), which was once marked via controversy, would finish on December 31, respectable resources mentioned on Friday.

Sameer Wankhede, a 2008-batch Indian Income Carrier officer, was once on deputation to the NCB since September 2020 and is recently Mumbai zonal director of the anti-drugs company.

He was once previous posted with the Directorate of Income Intelligence (DRI).

As zonal director of NCB, Sameer Wankhede was once keen on motion in opposition to the drug syndicates allegedly involving Bollywood celebrities within the aftermath of actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s dying via suicide.

In October this yr, a staff led via Sameer Wankhede allegedly recovered tablets right through a raid on a cruise send off the Mumbai coast, and arrested actor Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan along side others.

However due to this fact questions had been raised in regards to the credentials of unbiased witnesses utilized by the NCB right through the raid, and it was once additionally alleged that there was once an try to extort cash from Shah Rukh Khan via NCB officers.

Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik focused Wankhede, alleging that he was once born a Muslim however were given his activity within the Scheduled Castes quota via acquiring a bogus caste certificates.

Sameer Wankhede denied the allegation and his father filed a defamation go well with in opposition to Malik, an NCP chief.

It isn’t but transparent the place he can be posted after his NCB deputation ends, resources mentioned.

(With the exception of for the headline, this tale has no longer been edited via NDTV team of workers and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)

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