Maharashtra govt intensifies NCP minister Nawab Malik's security after threat calls over his 'NCB expose'
Malik also said that his son-in-law Sameer Khan, who was recently granted bail in a drugs case after nine months, will move the high court to seek quashing of charges levelled against him.
During the Chipi (Sindhudurg) airport inauguration, Union Minister Narayan Rane claimed credit for the facility and criticised the Shiv Sena.
Malik said he will write to the Chief Minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray demanding a high-level probe by the Mumbai police to check how these people were detained and later let off.
Malik said he will write to the Chief Minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray demanding a high-level probe by the Mumbai police to check how these people were detained and later let off
Targeting NCB's zonal director Sameer Wankhede, NCP spokesperson and Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik also raised questions on the conduct of the agency's officials.
Mumbai drugs haul: NCP claims plot to malign Bollywood, Uddhav government; challenges NCB to come clean
The BJP said in its reaction that had there been no evidence, the court would have granted bail to Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan in the case.
There is nothing new in the BJP leaders and workers going to the Raj Bhavan to meet him, the NCP leader said.
The special court also granted bail to co-accused Rahila Furniturewala and Karan Sejnani on furnishing personal bonds of Rs 1 lakh, Rs 50,000 and Rs 40,000, respectively.
The Central probe agency "under the pressure of Union government" concealed several uncomfortable facts in its charge sheet, claimed NCP spokesperson and Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik.
"If the report is presented in the court, Anil Deshmukh will get reprieve. Whatever is happening is all politically motivated," NCP leader Nawab Malik said.
Malik told reporters here that the Defence Ministry has said there was no transaction with the NSO Group, an Israeli surveillance software company, regarding the Pegasus spyware.
BJP leader and former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis had cited a letter purportedly written by Shukla to the then DGP about alleged corruption in police transfers.
Extending gratitude to the Centre for helping the state government in saving lives, he hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Pary, stating that the way BJP leaders are talking is not Maharashtra's culture.
During their nearly hourly-long meeting, Pawar and Modi held talks on various issues including the Banking Amendments Act and the cooperative sector.