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Meet Sameer Wankhede who busted movie industry-remedy nexus and his Bollywood connection

Bollywood of unhurried is marred by completely different drug scandals, the most modern being the Mumbai drug bust case on Saturday which seen Bollywood movie huge title Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan being puzzled by the Narcotics Retain an eye on Bureau (NCB).

The Narcotics Retain an eye on Bureau (NCB) sprung into action final yr after the dejected and unexpected demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Throughout that point Narcotics Retain an eye on Bureau’s Sameer Wankhede, a high Indian Revenue Carrier (IRS) officer probed actress Rhea Chakraborty on a remedy conspiracy hyperlink.

Resulting from this truth, many circumstances related to remedy in Bollywood came to gentle every on occasion creating ripples within the industry and giving some food for conception to the social media users. These days we contemplate at who is the man at the again of this neat-up spree who has shaken the roots of Bollywood by bringing out the movie industry-remedy nexus, a anxiety that remained swept below the carpets for somewhat too long.

Who is Sameer Wankhede?

Sameer Wankhede is a 2008 Batch Indian Revenue Carrier (IRS) officer who has a completely different Bollywood connection.

He’s married to usual Marathi actress Kranti Redkar who has worked with actor Ajay Devgn in his 2003 movie Gangajal.

Sameer Wankhede and Kranti Redkar tied the knot in March 2017 in a non-public marriage ceremony.

His sister-in-laws is Movie producer Hridaya Banerjee whose husband Argha Banerjee is a artistic director and producer.

As an IRS Officer, Sameer Wankhede’s first posting became as soon as at the Mumbai airport as the Customs Officer. 

Within the final two years, a probe led by Wankhede and his crew managed to capture remedy price Rs 17,000 crore.

Sameer Wankhede’s occupation

Sameer Wankhede worked as Deputy Commissioner of Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) and Extra SP of Nationwide Investigation Agency (NIA).

From 2008-2020, Wankhede furthermore worked as Joint Commissioner of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) and Zonal Director of NCB.

He’s reportedly identified for no longer giving custom clearance to many celebrities till they disclosed the items supplied in international substitute and paid tax on it.

As IRS Officer, Sameer Wankhede has booked more than 2,000 celebrities for no longer paying the taxes.

Throughout his high-profile occupation, Wankhede caught singer Mika Singh at the Mumbai airport with international substitute in 2013.

The pinnacle cop has furthermore raided properties owned by many Bollywood celebs, alongside with Anurag Kashyap, Vivek Oberoi and Ram Gopal Varma.

In 2011, even the cricket World Cup trophy, which became as soon as fabricated from gold, became as soon as released at the Mumbai airport simplest after paying custom accountability.

Below him, NCB on Saturday evening raided a rave event where remedy were being feeble. 

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