By Sahil Razvii | Thescoopbeats.Com
Mumbai: Against the NCB’s raids on some high-profile people, Maharashtra minister and NCP leader Nawab Malik on Thursday alleged that the NCB’s “intentions are malicious” and that the agency is trying to implicate people. taking action. Addressing a press conference, Malik also said that his son-in-law, Sameer Khan, who was recently granted bail in a drugs case after nine months, is seeking quashing of the charges leveled by the Narcotics Control Bureau. Will approach the High Court for
NCB raid on cruise ship “fake”: Malik
It is known that Sameer Khan was arrested by the NCB in January this year in an alleged drug case. He got bail last month. Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan has been arrested recently after a drug bust on a cruise in Mumbai. Nawab Malik had last week alleged that the NCB raid on a cruise ship in Mumbai on October 2 was “fake”, and that no narcotics were found during it.
‘This action is being taken to trap people’
On Wednesday, the minister alleged that “the intentions of the NCB are malicious and these actions are being taken to implicate people”. He also said that he started receiving “threats” when he raised doubts over the NCB probe. Referring to the bail order issued by the NDPS court in the case involving his son-in-law Sameer Khan, Malik said there is “no prima facie evidence of a drug syndicate”.
‘NCB doesn’t know the difference between drugs and tobacco’
The NCP leader said it was surprising that an agency like the NCB could not differentiate between drugs and tobacco-related items covered under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. Nawab Malik said, “In the case related to Sameer Khan, the NCB said that ganja was seized but it was not so. I had to clarify things today after the bail order as the BJP was targeting me on the pretext of my son-in-law.”