Updated on: Sunday, November 07, 2021, 10:01 PM IST

Mumbai cruise drugs bust case: NCB summons independent witness Prabhakar Sail to record his statement

Independent witness Prabhakar Sail  | ANI

Independent witness Prabhakar Sail | ANI


NCB on Sunday issued summons to independent witness Prabhakar Sail tomorrow to record his statement in Mumbai cruise drugs bust case. He is a witness in the Narcotics Control Bureau case and alleges to be Gosavi's bodyguard, asking him to appear before the NCB tomorrow to record his statement. Earlier, NCB had summoned Sail but he did not appear.

Sail in the Mumbai cruise drugs case who filed an affidavit alleging that Rs 25 crore was demanded for the release of Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan on behalf of NCB Mumbai unit’s zonal director Sameer Wankhede.

During its last visit, the NCB vigilance team was unable to conduct the interrogation of Prabhakar Sail. While it was claimed that Prabhakar Sail did not appear for questioning, his advocate has maintained that he was not officially summoned.

On Saturday, the NCB special investigation team headed by Sanjay Singh, which has taken over six cases that were being supervised by Sameer Wankhede including the Aryan Khan one, visited the Cordelia cruise ship where the 'rave party' allegedly took place on October 2. The cruise ship was docked at the Mumbai cruise terminal.

Meanwhile, Sunil Patil, whom former Mumbai BJP youth wing chief Mohit Bharatiya has accused of being the mastermind of the cruise drugs episode, appeared before the Mumbai Police's Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Sunday evening to record his statement, an official said.

Patil reached the Azad Maidan police station in a private cab and later went to the SIT office located in south Mumbai, he said.


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Published on: Sunday, November 07, 2021, 10:01 PM IST