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Mumbai Cruise Raid: BJP leader threatens to file defamation case against Nawab Malik

Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mohit Kamboj on Saturday said he will file a Rs 100-crore defamation case against Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Nawab Malik, alleging involvement of former brother-in-law Rishabh Sachdeva. was imposed. The drugs-on-cruise affair.

Addressing a press conference earlier today, Malik alleged that there was a link between the regional director of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Mumbai unit and leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). “We think there must have been some conversation between Sameer Wankhede and BJP leaders,” Malik said.

“after A cruise ship raided off the Mumbai coastNCB’s Sameer Wankhede had said that 8-10 people have been detained. But the truth is that 11 people were detained. Later, three people including Rishabh Sachdeva, Prateek Gaba and Amir Furniturewala were released,” claimed Malik, who is also a minister in Maharashtra.

Kamboj condemned the allegations, saying that Malik was misusing his powers to defame his family. “Such people should be sacked from the posts of ministers,” the BJP leader said. Calling Malik the “garbage king”, Kamboj said he would meet Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari regarding the false allegations. “I will file a defamation suit of Rs 100 crore against Nawab Malik,” Kamboj said.

The BJP leader further clarified that NCB had taken his brother-in-law Rishabh Sachdeva as he was in the same queue as Aryan Khan when NCB was checking him and later all of them were taken to the NCB office.

“After questioning and thorough investigation, it was clear to the NCB that there was no involvement of my brother-in-law in the case. After that, he was released,” he said. Kamboj said, “My brother-in-law has nothing to do with Aryan Khan.”

Earlier, an NCB team had busted an alleged drugs party on a cruise ship en route to Goa in the middle of the sea on the night of October 2. 18 people in total, including Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood actor Shahrukh KhanArrested in a case related to seizure of drugs after a party was raided on a cruise ship off the Mumbai coast.

By Naveen Bharat Staff

 

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