Narcotics Keep an eye on Bureau’s (NCB) Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede’s father on Monday mentioned his identify is Dnyandev and now not Dawood as claimed via NCP chief and Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik.
Talking to a information channel, he mentioned his son is like Abhimanyu from the epic Mahabharat who’s surrounded via enemies, however he’ll pop out of this ”chakravyuh” (an army basis to enclose enemies) like Arjun.
Hitting again at Mr Malik, who has claimed that Sameer Wankhede is a Muslim via start and his actual identify is ”Sameer Dawood Wankhede”, the Wankhede senior mentioned the NCP chief was once taking part in very low-level politics.
Mr Malik has launched what he claimed the start certificates of Sameer Wankhede and alleged that the latter had solid paperwork.
Talking to a regional information channel, the Wankhede senior mentioned, “It is an absolute lie that my name is Dawood Wankhede. I think there is some malafide intention of Mr Malik behind releasing that birth certificate of Sameer Wankhede and defaming us. My name is Dnyandev Wankhede since my birth and it is still the same”.
“I completed my graduation and post-graduation and even served in a state government department. How is it possible that none of them knew my name was not Dnyandev and it was Dawood? How come Malik alone gets the suspicious document?” he puzzled.
Previous within the day, Sameer Wankhede had denied Malik”s allegations of forging paperwork, together with his start certificates, pronouncing his father”s identify is Dnyandev, who was once an excise reliable.
“My wife died six years ago. She had once prepared an affidavit in which it is mentioned that my name is Dnyandev Wankhede. I even have a valid caste certificate with me. And not just me, even my relatives have similar documents to establish it,” the Wankhede senior claimed.
In a remark, Sameer Wankhede had discussed that his father Dnyandev Kachruji Wankhede retired as senior police inspector of the state Excise division, Pune, in June 2007. His father is a Hindu and his overdue mom Zaheeda was once a Muslim, the reliable had mentioned.
“When my son and his first wife had a son, even on the latter”s birth certificate my son”s full name is mentioned in which my name is stated as Dnyandev Wankhede. Those people (Malik) should understand it. God knows from where Malik drew this connection,” he mentioned.
Sameer Wankhede had additionally discussed that he had married Dr Shabana Qureshi in 2006 beneath the Particular Marriage Act. Either one of them divorced mutually via a civil court docket in 2016. Later, in 2017, he married Kranti Redkar.
“It looks like Nawab Malik was hurt after his son-in-law (Sameer Khan) was put behind bars by the NCB earlier. He never uttered a word against the NCB when his son-in-law was in jail. Malik started speaking out only after he was released,” the Wankhede senior mentioned.
When requested concerning the allegations of pay-off raised via an NCB witness, he mentioned if Sameer Wankhede sought after a bribe from Shah Rukh Khan, he would have requested the actor to ship it at house. “He would not have arrested his (Shah Rukh Khan”s) son (Aryan Khan) and then demanded it.”
An NCB crew led via Sameer Wankhede previous this month allegedly seized medicine onboard a cruise send off the Mumbai coast following which Aryan Khan was once arrested on October 3.
Reacting to claims of bribery made via NCB unbiased witness Prabhakar Sail in opposition to Sameer Wankhede, the Wankhede senior mentioned Sail gave the impression thrashed after which compelled to present this kind of remark.
“While talking Sail is coughing, drinking water. All these are signs of getting beaten up severely. Why was he quiet for so many days if he was made to sign some blank papers (after the alleged cruise ship raid by NCB officials)?” he requested.
On Sunday, Sail, in a remark to the media, claimed that Rs 25 crore was once demanded via an reliable of the NCB and different individuals, together with absconding witness Ok P Gosavi, to let off Aryan Khan within the medicine case.
Sail informed media individuals that he had overheard Gosavi telling one Sam D”Souza over the telephone a few call for of Rs 25 crore and “to settle at Rs 18 crore as they have to give Rs eight crore to Sameer Wankhede”.
Sameer Wankhede had denied the allegations calling them as a bid to scuttle the probe within the medicine case.
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