A day after the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested his son-in-law Sameer Khan in reference to a medication case, Maharashtra Cabinet Minister and NCP chief Nawab Malik on Thursday stated no person is above regulation and it ought to be utilized with none discrimination.
Taking to Twitter, the NCP chief stated the regulation will take its due course and justice will prevail. “Nobody is above the law and it should be applied without any discrimination. Law will take its due course and justice will prevail. I respect and have immense faith in our judiciary,” he tweeted.
Khan was summoned in reference to a case through which 4 individuals, together with a British nationwide and the co-owner of Muchchad Paanwala store in Mumbai, had been earlier arrested for possession for hashish.
Sameer Wankhede, Zonal Director of NCB, stated, “The name of Sameer Khan, a resident of Bandra, came up during our investigation. He was called for examination today. After detailed examination, he has been placed under arrest. Further follow up action is underway.”
Repeated calls and messages to Malik, searching for his remark, went unanswered.
Khan appeared earlier than the NCB workplace at Ballard Estate on Wednesday round 10 am. As per senior NCB officers, he was summoned following the interrogation of Karan Sajnani, the British nationwide arrested on Saturday. “We have found that money was exchanged between Khan and Sajnani through a payment app. We questioned him to find out what the payment was for,” stated an officer.
Last November, Malik, the minority growth and ability growth minister within the Maha Vikas Aghadi authorities, had stated in a media interview that the NCB was making an attempt to achieve publicity by arresting drug customers somewhat than peddlers.