Sameer Wankhede, the former anti-drugs official who arrested Aryan Khan, the son of actor Shah Rukh Khan, in a drugs case, had made multiple trips abroad with his family and owned vast property disproportionate to his income, says a report filed by the Narcotics Control Bureau.
The Central Bureau of Investigation — which is investigating him — based their First Information Report on this report, a copy of which has been accessed by NDTV. The agency has accused Sameer Wankhede and a few others of demanding a Rs 25 crore bribe from Shah Rukh Khan’s family, threatening they would otherwise frame Aryan Khan in the alleged drug bust.
The report by the NCB’s vigilance department indicates that the names of Aryan Khan and his friend Arbaaz Merchant were added at the last moment and the name of some other suspects were dropped. During the raid, despite the recovery of rolling paper from a suspect, she was allowed to go, the report says.
A series of lapses in the custody of Aryan Khan indicates that it was intentionally compromised by Sameer Wankhede to give an opportunity to Kiran Gosavi, the independent witness in the Mumbai cruise raid, for misconduct and violation of Central Civil Services laws.
The CCTV footage of the NCB office collected by a probe team, had gone corrupt. The DVR and Hard Copy of the night when Aryan Khan was brought to the NCB office that were submitted by the Mumbai team of the NCB were different, the report says.
The report also mentions that in five y