File picture of Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik.
The NCB believes a web based transaction value Rs 20,000 between Samir Khan and alleged drug peddler Karan Sajnani was associated to a cost for drug procurement by the previous.
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- Last Updated: January 13, 2021, 17:56 IST
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The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) known as Samir Khan, son-in-law of Maharashtra Cabinet Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) spokesperson Nawab Malik, for questioning in an alleged drug procurement case and recorded his assertion. Khan’s title got here up through the interrogation of peddler Karan Sajnani.
According to sources from the federal company, there may be a web based transaction path between Sajnani and Khan of about Rs 20,000. “We want to verify credentials of this transaction and, hence, summoned him today,” an official mentioned on situation of anonymity. The company believes the transactions have been funds for medicine that have been allegedly procured by Khan.
Malik is the minister in-charge of minority affairs and talent improvement within the Maha Vikas Aghadi authorities of Uddhav Thackeray.
On Tuesday, the co-owner of famed Mucchad Panwalla store, Ramkumar Tiwari, was arrested following Sajnani’s questioning. Tiwari was granted bail on Wednesday by a metropolis court docket after being paying a bail quantity of Rs 15,000.