NCP leader Nawab Malik said that his family had been traumatised for eight and half months after his son-in-law, Sameer Khan, was arrested on charges of drug trafficking and conspiracy. Sameer Khan was granted bail on September 27 after the court found no evidence of a drug syndicate except for the statements of Khan and the co-accused involved in the case.
“TV reports linked my son-in-law to a seizure in Rampur. He was summoned by NCB on January 12. For three and half months, NCB kept postponing the matter. They did their best to bide time. But he finally got He cited two paragraphs of the bail order.
TRENDING“The order says 200kg of marijuana was not seized (from Sameer Khan). Only 7.5g was seized. The rest was herbal tobacco. I wonder how an agency like NCB was not able to differentiate. They have kits to test. This (the arrest) was done only to frame him,” Malik said, adding, “Section 27A was not applicable here. This was done with malafide intention. I'm only quoting the court order.He said various channels kept showing that Marijuana had been seized from his daughter's house. “The channels were being selectively fed information. The scam of NCB stands exposed,” the NCP leader saidThe Narcotics Control Bureau has approached the court to cancel Nawab Malik’s son-in-law Sameer Khan’s bail. NCB had approached the high court last week on the bail order of Sameer KhaRegarding allegations levelled by NCP leader Nawab Malik, NCB sources said that the case against Sameer Khan is not for recovery, but for financing illegal drug trafficking.
The intermediate quantity of Ganja recovered in the case has a punishment of up to 10 years imprisonment. “He has not been acquitted but has just been granted bail after eight months of arrest. He has to abide by the bail conditions,” a source said.