Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik, who surrounds NCB zonal director Sameer Wankhede with different allegations every day in the Aryan Khan case, is now seen to be caught in a legal battle. NCB officer Sameer Wankhede’s father Dhyandev K Wankhede has filed a complaint against Nawab Malik under the AC-ST Act. Let us inform that earlier the Wankhede family has filed a defamation case of 100 crores in the Bombay High Court against NCP leader Nawab Malik, on which they have to file a reply today.
According to news agency ANI, Dhyandev K Wankhede, father of NCB officer Sameer Wankhede, approached the Oshiwara Assistant Commissioner of Police (Assistant Police Commissioner) against Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik for allegedly under the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. Has filed a complaint for making false allegations about the caste of his family.
Mumbai: NCB officer Sameer Wankhede’s father Dhyandev K Wankhede has filed complaint with Asst. Commissioner of Police, Oshiwara against Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik under SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act for allegedly making false allegations regarding his family’s caste pic.twitter.com/z2TJHi0b5o
— ANI (@ANI) November 8, 2021
Court seeks reply from Nawab Malik on defamation suit
The Bombay High Court on Monday directed Maharashtra minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Nawab Malik to file an affidavit in response to a defamation suit filed by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Mumbai regional unit director Sameer Wankhede’s father Dhyandev Wankhede. Gave. A vacation bench of Justice Madhav Jamdar listed the matter for Wednesday, directing Malik to file his affidavit by Tuesday.
Justice Jamdar said, “You (Malik) file your reply by tomorrow. If you can reply on Twitter, you can reply here too. He gave this direction without issuing an order restraining Malik from making any further statement against the plaintiff (Dhyandev Wankhede).
Advocate Arshad Shaikh, appearing for Dhyandev, told the court that the respondent (by Malik) is giving some false and defamatory statements every day, which is then commented on on social media which is even more derogatory. Sheikh argued, “This morning, the respondent made a tweet against the sister-in-law of Sameer Wankhede. ”
Dhyandev, through his case, has demanded a compensation of Rs.1.25 crore from Malik. He has alleged that Malik has made defamatory remarks against his son Samir Wankhede and family through press conferences and social media. Through the suit, a request has been made to declare Malik’s statements as defamatory and a permanent ban on the NCP leader from issuing or publishing the statement in the media including his social media account.
Through the suit, it has also been sought to direct Malik to withdraw all his defamatory statements so far and delete all his tweets posted against the plaintiff and his family members.
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Notably, Sameer Wankhede had led the raid on a cruise ship off the Mumbai coast last month. Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan and 19 others were later arrested in connection with the cruise drugs case. Malik has repeatedly made several serious allegations against the NCB officer, including claiming that the cruise drugs case is ‘fake’.