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Nobody Is Above Law: Maharashtra Minister After Son-in-Law’s Arrest By NCB

Mumbai: A day after the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested his son-in-law in a drug case, Maharashtra Cabinet Minister Nawab Malik said nobody is above the law and the law should be applied without any discrimination. Without mentioning the arrest, Malik tweeted.

Taking to Twitter, the minister posted a tweet without mentioning the arrest. “Nobody is above the law and it should be applied without any discrimination. Law will take its due course and justice will prevail. I respect and have immense faith in our judiciary (sic),” he wrote.

Following the arrest of Sameer Khan, son-in-law of Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik, the NCB has intensified its investigation into the drugs case, reports ANI.

According to the information given by the agency, several teams of NCB have been conducting raids in Mumbai since last night.

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Wednesday arrested Sameer Khan, son-in-law of Maharashtra’s Minority Affairs and Skill Development Minister Nawab Malik, in connection with the ongoing investigation into the seizure of high-quality marijuana from a British citizen.

“Based on specific information, NCB Mumbai affected the seizure of cannabis in CR 3/2021 from a courier in Bandra West. In follow up, a large pile of imported strains of hemp was recovered from the residence of one Karan Sajnani at Khar. Mr. Karan Sajnani, Ms. Rahila Furniturewala, Ms. Shaista Furniturewala, and Mr. Ram Kumar Tiwari were arrested under the provisions of the NDPS Act and produced in the court,” NCB said in a statement.

“During the investigation, the role of Mr. Sameer Khan, a resident of Bandra also came to light. Sameer Khan was called for examination on 13.01.2021. After a detailed examination, he has been placed under arrest. Further, follow up action is underway,” NCB added.

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