Sameer Wankhede not completely removed from Aryan Khan case, will assist the investigation team

Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Mumbai zone chief Sameer Wankhede is not completely removed from the Aryan Khan drug case investigation.

Earlier, the reports suggested that Wankhede will be removed from probing the star kid in the cruise drug raid case. The decision made by the administrative was due to the controversy surrounding the officer which includes allegedly faking caste certificates, planting drugs and manipulation of witnesses.

Yesterday, a special investigation team of Delhi took over six cases, including the Aryan Khan case, from the Mumbai zone unit. However, just a day after, the new investigation officer Sanjay Kumar Singh said that as Sameer Wankhade is the director of the Mumbai unit, his assistance will be needed in all six cases.

The deputy director-general of the Narcotics Control Bureau, Sanjay Singh will lead the team, comprising officials from NCB headquarters in Delhi. They have already reached Mumbai on Saturday.

On Friday, the central agency issued a statement and clarified that the transfer of the cases is due to “national and international ramifications” in the cases. It further added, “No officer or officers have been removed from their present roles and they will continue to assist the operations branch investigation as required until any specific orders are issued to the contrary.”

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