Narcotics Control Bureau: News

ED files money laundering case against ex-NCB officer Sameer Wankhede

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money laundering case against former Mumbai Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede in connection with the 2021 Cordelia cruise drug bust case.

31 Aug 2023

Shah Rukh Khan

Why is Sameer Wankhede trending after SRK's 'Jawan' trailer release

Jawan's trailer has resurrected some old wars, or so it seems.

17 Jul 2023

Amit Shah

NCB destroys 1.4 lakh kilogram drugs worth Rs. 2,300 crore 

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Monday destroyed more than 1,44,000kg of drugs in the virtual presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

28 Jun 2023

Vijay

'Leo': Following complaint, Vijay's song gets smoking disclaimer

Naa Ready, the first track from Leo starring Thalapathy Vijay, courted controversy over allegations of promoting drug abuse.

26 Jun 2023

Vijay

Complaint against 'Thalapathy' Vijay for 'glorifying drugs' in 'Leo' song

Thalapathy Vijay is currently gearing up for the release of his next, Leo, directed by Vikram fame Lokesh Kanagaraj.

25 Jun 2023

Dawood Ibrahim

Pakistani gangster, linked to Dawood, trying to revive LTTE: Report

Indian agencies have reportedly found a connection between Haji Salim, a gangster based out of Karachi in Pakistan, and the notorious underworld mafia gangster Dawood Ibrahim.

22 Jun 2023

Drugs Case

All about Sameer Wankhede's bribery case; how SRK is involved

Former Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) officer Sameer Wankhede has been under the scanner over an alleged bribery case involving Shah Rukh Khan. Wankhede is facing allegations of demanding an Rs. 25 crore bribe from the Bollywood superstar for not implicating the latter's son, Aryan Khan, in the Mumbai cruise ship drug case.

07 Jun 2023

Bharti Singh

NCB's plea to cancel Bharti Singh, Haarsh Limbachiyaa's bail rejected

In a big relief to comedian Bharti Singh and her husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa, a special court rejected Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)'s plea to cancel the couple's bail in a drug case.

06 Jun 2023

India

'Largest-ever' LSD seizure: NCB busts darknet-based drug network

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Tuesday cracked down on a pan-India drugs trafficking network that operated through the dark web, reported ANI.

22 May 2023

Ajaz Khan

Ajaz Khan refutes drug case allegations after getting bail

Ajaz Khan, who rose to fame through his appearance on the reality TV show Bigg Boss 7, was released on bail on Friday after spending two years in prison.

22 May 2023

Shah Rukh Khan

Aryan Khan case: Sameer Wankhede demands security after receiving threats

Former Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) officer Sameer Wankhede—accused of corruption in the Cordelia Cruises drug bust case involving Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan—claimed he and his wife, actor Kranti Redkar, have been receiving threats for the last four days.

20 May 2023

Shah Rukh Khan

Aryan Khan case: CBIC plans departmental action against Sameer Wankhede 

Former Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) officer Sameer Wankhede—accused of demanding Rs. 25 crore bribe in the drugs-on-cruise case involving Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan—is reportedly facing departmental action from the NCB's parent cadre.

19 May 2023

Ajaz Khan

'Bigg Boss' contestant Ajaz Khan granted bail; walks out today

Ajaz Khan is set to get released from Arthur Road jail in Mumbai on bail. The former Bigg Boss contestant was in jail for two years in connection with a drug case. Khan's wife also confirmed the same to media. Reportedly, Khan will be released on Friday evening.

Sameer Wankhede owns 4 flats, made multiple foreign trips: Report

A vigilance report filed by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has made several revelations about Sameer Wankhede, the former NCB Mumbai Zone chief who arrested Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan in an alleged drugs-on-cruise case.

Aryan Khan case: Witness planned Rs. 25cr extortion, says CBI

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)—which is probing corruption allegations in connection with the Aryan Khan drugs-on-cruise case—has revealed that "independent witness" KP Gosavi planned to extort Rs. 25cr from his family.

14 May 2023

Shah Rukh Khan

CBI raids reward for patriotism: Aryan Khan extortion-accused Sameer Wankhede

Former Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) officer Sameer Wankhede, accused of demanding a bribe of Rs. 25 crore in the drugs-on-cruise case involving Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan, has alleged he was being persecuted because of his "patriotism."

Aryan Khan drug case: CBI books Sameer Wankhede for corruption 

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday registered a corruption case against former Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) officer Sameer Wankhede, reported NDTV.

26 Dec 2022

Sushant Singh Rajput

Sushant Singh Rajput was murdered, claims Mumbai's Cooper Hospital employee

In a new twist to the Sushant Singh Rajput death case, an employee of Mumbai's Cooper Hospital, Roopkumar Shah—who was allegedly present during the postmortem—claimed the actor was murdered.

29 Oct 2022

Bharti Singh

Bharti Singh-Haarsh Limbachiyaa 2020 drugs case: NCB files 200-page chargesheet

The Narcotics Control Bureau's (NCB) Mumbai unit on Saturday filed a 200-page chargesheet against comedian Bharti Singh and her husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa in a two-year-old drugs case.

19 Oct 2022

Aryan Khan

Aryan was 'deliberately targeted' in drug case: NCB vigilance committee

The vigilance panel of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) submitted its report on Tuesday, where it pointed out the irregularities and suspicious behavior in the investigation of the Cordelia Cruises drug bust case.

08 Oct 2022

Kochi

200 kg heroin worth Rs. 1,200 crore seized near Kochi

A whopping 200 kg of Afghan heroin worth Rs. 1,200 crore was caught near Kochi in Kerala on Thursday while it was being trafficked to India and Sri Lanka in an Iranian boat.

07 Oct 2022

Gujarat

Drugs worth Rs. 120 crore seized, ex-Air India pilot arrested

In a major drug bust, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Mumbai seized nearly 60 kilograms of mephedrone amounting to Rs. 120 crores from Maharashtra and Gujarat on Friday.

13 Aug 2022

Maharashtra

Not Muslim by birth: Ex-NCB officer Wankhede gets clean-chit

The Caste Scrutiny Committee has cleared former Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) chief Sameer Wankhede in the caste certificate case, putting an end to a year-long dispute.

18 Jul 2022

Bigg Boss

Sofia Hayat-Armaan Kohli assault case to reopen: Everything to know

Actor Armaan Kohli is no stranger to controversies.

13 Jul 2022

Bollywood

SSR Case: Rhea Chakraborty bought 'ganja' for Rajput, says NCB

In the latest development in Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) claimed his reported partner Rhea Chakraborty bought drugs for the late actor.

01 Jul 2022

Shah Rukh Khan

Aryan Khan seeks passport release, moves Special NDPS court

Son of actor Shah Rukh Khan, Aryan—who was recently labeled innocent in the drug controversy case—has now moved a Special Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) court to release his passport.

23 Jun 2022

Bollywood

SSR case: NCB files draft charges against Rhea Chakraborty, brother

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) reportedly filed draft charges against actor Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik, among others on Wednesday.

15 Jun 2022

Bollywood

'Was given drinks and drug-laced cigarettes,' claims Siddhanth Kapoor

Actor-filmmaker Siddhanth Kapoor has broken his silence in the ongoing drug controversy.

11 Jun 2022

Shah Rukh Khan

'Did I really deserve it?' Aryan reportedly asked NCB officials

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan spent around 30 days in custody last year after being arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).

03 Jun 2022

Abu Dhabi

Rhea Chakraborty not attending IIFA due to lookout notice

Bollywood actor Rhea Chakraborty was to travel to Abu Dhabi to attend the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) 2022 from June 2-5.

31 May 2022

Aryan Khan

Ex-NCB officer Sameer Wankhede transferred to Chennai: Details here

Narcotics Control Bureau's (NCB) former Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede was transferred from the financial capital to Chennai on Monday.

28 May 2022

Mumbai

NCB's clean chit to Aryan: Centre orders probe against Wankhede

The Union Home Affairs Ministry has asked the concerned authorities to launch an investigation against former Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) officer Sameer Wankhede for the "shoddy investigation" into the drugs-on-cruise case in which Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan was arrested last year.

27 May 2022

Bombay High Court

No international link in Cordelia drugs case: NCB DG

Director-General of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) SN Pradhan on Friday revealed that gross "irregularities" were found in the investigation of Cordelia drug case.

27 May 2022

Mumbai

Aryan Khan cleared in Cordelia Cruises drug bust case

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan has been cleared in the Mumbai cruise ship drug bust case.

02 Apr 2022

Aryan Khan

Aryan Khan case witness Prabhakar Sail dies of heart attack

Prabhakar Sail, an independent witness in the Cordelia Cruises drugs bust case that saw the arrest of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan, passed away.

Mumbai Drug Bust: NCB SIT chargesheet faces delay

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has sought for 90 more days from the Mumbai Sessions Court to file their chargesheet in the Aryan Khan drug bust case.

02 Mar 2022

Aryan Khan

NCB SIT found no evidence against Aryan in #MumbaiDrugBust: Report

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has found several irregularities in the raid conducted at Cordelia Cruises last year.

20 Feb 2022

Mumbai

FIR filed against NCB's Sameer Wankhede for faking age

The Thane Police on Saturday registered a First Information Report (FIR) against Narcotics Control Bureau's former Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede for willful misrepresentation of his age to obtain a bar license.

12 Nov 2021

Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan to hit 'Pathan,' Atlee directorial sets soon

Shah Rukh Khan had canceled his shooting schedules for Siddharth Anand's Pathan and an Atlee-directorial owing to his son Aryan's arrest in the Cordelia Cruises drug bust case last month.

11 Nov 2021

Maharashtra

Malik's son-in-law slaps Fadnavis with defamation notice; alleges 'mental torture'

Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik's son-in-law Sameer Khan has sent a defamation notice to Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

06 Nov 2021

Aryan Khan

Aryan Khan case investigation: Sameer Wankhede not removed, will 'assist'

Sameer Wankhede, the Zonal Unit director of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Mumbai, has not been "removed" from the high-profile Aryan Khan drug bust case, clarified the agency.

28 Oct 2021

Mumbai

Kiran Gosavi, witness in Aryan Khan case, detained in Pune

The Pune Police have detained Kiran Gosavi, a private detective cited as an independent witness by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in the drugs case involving Aryan Khan.

28 Oct 2021

Aryan Khan

Another NCB witness says Wankhede made him sign blank papers

Another witness for the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has alleged that agency Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede made him sign blank papers.

26 Oct 2021

Mumbai

Nawab Malik vs. Sameer Wankhede feud: A timeline

In the middle of the Aryan Khan drug case, a bitter feud has erupted between Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Nawab Malik and Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) official Sameer Wankhede.

25 Oct 2021

Mumbai

NCB extortion case: Gosavi to surrender; alleges 'threat to life'

Kiran P Gosavi, a witness in Mumbai's Cordelia Cruise drugs case, is likely to surrender to the police soon.

19 Oct 2021

Maharashtra

Aryan a victim of NCB's 'dirty vendetta,' alleges Sena leader

A Shiv Sena leader has filed a petition in the Supreme Court saying Aryan Khan's fundamental rights are being violated by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) which is probing a drugs case against him.

16 Oct 2021

Maharashtra

Nawab Malik levels fresh allegations against Aryan Khan case investigator

Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik Saturday fired a fresh salvo against the Narcotics Control Bureau over the witnesses in some of its cases.

14 Oct 2021

Mumbai

Aryan Khan bail: Mumbai court to pronounce order next week

A Mumbai court on Thursday reserved its order on the bail application of Aryan Khan, the son of actor Shah Rukh Khan, in connection with a drugs case.

14 Oct 2021

Pune Police

Lookout notice against Kiran Gosavi, 'witness' in Aryan Khan case

The Pune Police has issued a lookout circular for Kiran Gosavi, the man who recently made headlines after clicking a selfie with Aryan Khan.

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