Extortion bid allegation in Aryan Khan case: Mumbai Police record statement of witness Sail for 8 hrs
Mumbai Police recorded the statement of independent witness Prabhakar Sail for over eight hours in connection with in connection with his allegation of extortion attempt by NCB officials in the drugs seizure case involving Aryan Khan, an official said on Wednesday.
Sail appeared before the city police on Tuesday evening and the process of recording his statement was completed at around 3 am on Wednesday, he said.
After recording his statement, Sail left the office of Assistant Commissioner of Police, Azad Maidan, early on Wednesday, the official said.
He has been provided protection by the city police in the wake of revelations he made in his application, the official said.
On Tuesday, Sail’s lawyer Tushar Khandare claimed that his client was “misused” during the Narcotics Control Bureau’s (NCB) raid on a cruise ship off the Mumbai coast earlier this month during which drugs were allegedly seized and Aryan Khan, actor Shah Rukh Khan’s son, was arrested.