Pune police have registered a new cheating case against Kiran Gosavi, an NCB witness in a drug seizure case on a cruise ship involving Aryan Khan, an official said on Sunday, after someone filed a complaint against him. He said the new case was registered at Wanwadi Police Station here in Maharashtra on Saturday night.
The Farshan police arrested Gosavi here in Maharashtra on Thursday in a 2018 case for allegedly cheating two people by promising them jobs abroad and taking them back into custody until November 5. , alleging that he cheated them out of Rs 4,000 by promising to offer them jobs in Malaysia in 2020.
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On Saturday night, another case was registered against Gosavi under Sections 420 (fraud) and 409 (criminal breach of trust) and related provisions of the Arms Act after a complaint from a 45-year-old man from Hadapsar district here, Wannadi’s chief inspector Dipak Lagad said the police. According to police officials, the latest complainant accused Gosavi of defrauding him of 1.45 thousand rupees under the pretext of offering him a job in Malaysia.
When the complainant did not get the job, he approached Gosavi, who allegedly then threatened him with a gun, they said. Gosavi was apparently present when the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) raided a cruise ship off the coast of Mumbai on 2 October and arrested Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan along with others for the alleged drug seizure. His personal photo and video with Aryan Khan after the raid spread.
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Recently, another witness in the drug case, Prabhakar Ciel, told the media that he heard Gosavi telling someone Sam D’Souza over the phone, after bringing Aryan Khan to the central bank office after the October 2 raid on the cruise ship, about a demand of Rs 25 crore and “settlement in the amount of Rs 18 crore as they have to give Rs 8 crore to Sameer Wankedi.”