Aryan Khan Case: New Probe Officer Of Odisha Cadre, Busted Drug Rackets In Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar: Odisha cadre IPS officer Sanjay Singh is the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)’s new probe officer in the drugs-on-cruise case in which actor Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan was arrested.
After transferring six cases, including the drugs-on-cruise case, from the controversial Sameer Wankhede, NCB’s Mumbai zone head, the agency has shifted the cases to a Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by Singh.
Singh, the former Additional Commissioner of Police (Bhubaneswar-Cuttack), is currently posted as the Deputy Director General at the NCB headquarters in New Delhi.
The Aryan case was taken away from Wankhede after a series of allegations were levelled against him and the officer came under fire from Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik. On Friday, six cases were transferred from Wankhede to the SIT led by Singh.
Singh is a 1996-batch Odisha cadre IPS (Indian Police Service) officer. In Odisha Police, he headed its drug task force as an additional director-general. He also served as Commissioner, Bhubaneswar, and as Additional Commissioner of Twin City, Odisha Police. Singh had busted several drug trafficking rackets in Bhubaneswar.
Singh worked with the CBI till 2015 as Deputy Inspector General (DIG). During his stint with the CBI, he handled several high-profile cases, including the 2010 Commonwealth Games scam, Medical Council of India and CRPF recruitment, among others.