Sameer Wankhede farewell from Mumbai NCB, this officer in charge of zonal director

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  • First Sameer was dropped in Aryan case
  • Sameer was not given extension in NCB

NCB’s Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede has bid farewell. He has been sent back to the Director of Revenue Intelligence (DRI).

In place of Sameer Wankhede, NCB Indore zonal director Brijendra Chaudhary has been given the additional charge of Mumbai NCB zonal director.

Let us inform that the extension of IRS officer Sameer Wankhede for 4 months in NCB has been completed on 31 December 2021. There were speculations about his deployment for several days that he might get an extension again. But this did not happen. Sameer Wankhede came into the limelight due to the investigation of drug cases in Mumbai. Then he was constantly in the headlines after the arrest of Aryan Khan.

Who is Sameer Wankhede?

Samir Wankhede, who hails from Maharashtra, is a 2008 batch IRS officer. After joining the Indian Revenue Service, his first posting was as Deputy Customs Commissioner at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai. Because of his ability, he was later sent to Andhra Pradesh and then to Delhi.

Sameer Wankhede is considered an expert in drug and drug related matters. In the last two years, under the leadership of Sameer Wankhede, a drug and drugs racket worth about Rs 17,000 crore was exposed.

Posting from DRI to NCB

After this Sameer Wankhede was transferred from DRI to Narcotics Control Bureau. As the head of the Mumbai unit of NCRB, Sameer created a stir in Bollywood. He was summoned to his office to interrogate many film personalities.

cruise drugs case

Sameer Wankhede had raided the cruise ship going from Mumbai to Goa on 2 October 2021. During this, he arrested 9 people including King Khan’s son Aryan Khan for being involved in drugs case. However, no drugs were found with Aryan. In this case, the graph of Sameer Wankhede started falling. He was accused of extorting crores of rupees.

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Nawab Malik surrounded Sameer

After this, Minister of Maharashtra Government Nawab Malik opened a front against him. Nawab Malik made such revelations one by one against Sameer Wankhede that Sameer Wankhede got in trouble. Even he was dropped from Aryan case and now he has been relieved from NCRB.

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