The Mumbai cruise drug theft case involving Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan is getting more murky day by day with new sensational revelations coming in every day. One name that has resurfaced in this case is that of KP Gosavi.
In a new allegation against Gosavi, one of the Narcotics Control Bureau’s independent witnesses, Prabhakar Sail, who is also Gosavi’s personal bodyguard, alleged that Gosavi and an NCB official demanded Rs 25 crore for free the son of the Bollywood megastar, Aryan.
The witness filed an affidavit regarding the same claiming that he heard Gosavi tell a Sam D’Souza over the phone a request for Rs 25 crore to release Aryan Khan and ultimately settle at Rs 18 crore of which Rs 8 crore was to be given to NCB Zone Manager Sameer Wankhede.
Aryan Khan was arrested for alleged use of banned substances on October 3.
Who is KP Gosavi?
KP Gosavi is one of nine independent witnesses for the Narcotics Control Bureau (BNC) in the Mumbai cruise drug seizure case.
Gosavi was seen in a selfie with Aryan Khan after BCN raids that led to the arrest of SRK’s son and several others earlier this month.
Speaking to a media outlet, KP Gosavi claimed that Aryan Khan, son of Shah Rukh Khan, asked him to call his parents.
KP Gosavi claims he did not previously know NCB Area Manager Sameer Wankhede and had only seen him on TV.
Police say Gosavi was convicted of allegedly duping a Pune-based man under the pretext of offering a job in Malaysia.
Chinmay Deshmukh who was allegedly deceived to the tune of Rs 3.09 lakh by Gosavi, had registered the complaint against him.
Deshmukh had contacted Gosavi after seeing an advertisement on social media about a vacant position in the hospitality industry in Malaysia.
The complaint letter states that while promising a job in Malaysia, Gosavi collectively took Rs 3.09 lakh from him in installments.
However, he did not offer her a job or refund her money, an official from the Faraskhana police station said.
The complaint was registered in 2018 under various articles of the IPC, including 420 (cheating) and relevant articles of the Information Technology Act.
Pune police have issued a surveillance circular against him in connection with the case preventing a person from leaving the country.
Pune police also arrested his assistant Sherbano Qureshi in connection with the case.