New things are coming to the fore every day in the Mumbai cruise narcotics case. Now the new witness of this case Sunil Patil recorded his statement before the SIT on Sunday evening. In a special conversation with a media channel, he disclosed many things about the Aryan Khan case. Sunil Patil confesses that the bribe was offered to get Aryan free. At the same time, Patil accused BJP worker and case witness Manish Bhanushali of kidnapping, beating and even threatening him.
Late Sunday evening, Sunil Patil had appeared before the Special Investigation Team of Mumbai Police to record his statement in the Aryan drugs case. According to the language, officials said that Patil reached Azad Maidan police station in a private cab and later went to the SIT office in South Mumbai. He said Patil had entered the SIT office around 6.15 pm on Sunday evening.
On the other hand, in a special conversation with India Today, Sunil Patil made serious allegations against BJP worker Manish Bhanushali. He accused Bhanushali of taking him to a hotel and even assaulting him. Sunil Patil said that a close aide of BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya had given a tip-off about the alleged ‘rave party’ being held on the ship off the Mumbai coast. After which NCB raided the cruise ship and arrested Aryan Khan. Sunil Patil said Kiran Gosavi and BJP worker Manish Bhanushali were also present during the raid.
Sunil Patil’s name suddenly cropped up in the Aryan Khan drugs case on Saturday after Maharashtra BJP leader Mohit Kamboj claimed that Patil was the “mastermind” in the case and had links with leaders of the Nationalist Congress Party. According to Sunil Patil, the secret information about the cruise party was given by Neeraj Yadav, who is close to BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya.
Let us tell you that in an interview with India Today on 7 October, Neeraj Yadav had claimed that he had informed Manish Bhanushali and Kiran Gosavi about the party on the cruise on 2 October. According to Bhopal resident Neeraj Yadav, BJP worker Manish Bhanushali then informed the NCB officials about the alleged rave party. On his alleged role in this whole matter, Sunil Patil told that he knows Manish Bhanushali, but does not know Kiran Gosavi.
Sunil Patil alleged that Manish Bhanushali kidnapped her. He was beaten up and threatened in a hotel in Delhi. He said that he was not involved in the case and his only role was to introduce Manish Bhanushali to Sam D’Souza, who had allegedly offered bribe to help Aryan Khan in the case. Patil claimed, “Sam, Manish and Kiran did all this work and Aryan Khan’s release was about money.
It is noteworthy that after the claim of Prabhakar Cell, the bodyguard of Kiran Gosavi in the bribery case, the NCB has started a departmental inquiry against the NCB officer Samir Wankhede who raided the cruise ship.