Fact Check- Aryan Khan case: Bribery charges against Sameer Wankhede are false

Social media users are alleging that NCB chief Sameer Wankhede and KP Gosavi wanted Rs 18 crore from actor Shah Rukh Khan.

By Nivruthi Pasupunuri  Published on  25 Oct 2021 12:30 PM GMT
Fact Check- Aryan Khan case: Bribery charges against Sameer Wankhede are false

Hyderabad: Social media users are alleging that NCB chief Sameer Wankhede and KP Gosavi wanted Rs 18 crore from actor Shah Rukh Khan.


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This claim is FALSE.

Aryan Khan, Shah Rukh Khan's son is in jail in the drug on cruise case. There has been a lot of misinformation in this regard. The most recent is that the NCB chief has asked for a bribe of Rs 18 crore. He wanted Rs 8 crore exclusively for himself. This news has gone viral.

The NCB has recently released a press release denying the allegation. In

https://www.republicworld.com/india-news/general-news/ncb-backs-sameer-wankhede-dismisses-bribery-allegations-in-aryan-khan-drug-case.html

A similar report by Deccan Herald also spoke about the NCB's statement to the press denying any bribery allegation.

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News 18 quoting NCB said that the case is sub-judice and any allegations made must be brought to the Court's notice.

A similar article by the Economic times affirms the same.

Hence, this claim is false.

Claim Review:NCB demanded bribe
Claimed By:Social Media Users
Claim Reviewed By:Newsmeter
Claim Source:Social Media
Claim Fact Check:Misleading
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