Sam D’Souza, the guide accused of brokering a deal between Shah Rukh Khan’s supervisor – Pooja Dadlani – and KP Gosavi for Aryan Khan’s profit, has approached the Bombay Excessive Court docket in search of anticipatory bail and safety in opposition to arrest.
D’Souza partially corroborates witness Prabhakar Sail’s allegations about Rs 50 lakhs being given to Gosavi to take away Khan from the state of affairs within the cruise medicine case as nothing was discovered on him.
Nevertheless, he claims to have accomplished nothing mistaken and ensured the cash was returned to Dadlani, although her husband, after the surprising information of Khan’s arrest.
D’Souza has additionally given the Narcotic Management Bureau’s Zonal Director – Sameer Wankhede – a clear chit, accusing KP Gosavi and Sail of being “frauds.” Earlier, Sail has claimed that a part of the extortion quantity was to be given to Wankhede and that the NCB officer had requested him to signal on clean papers.
“After coming to know that Kiran Gosavi was a fraud, the applicant’s solely motive was to recuperate the cash and save his picture…Subsequently, he related Sunil Patil (center man) and Kiran Gosavi and recovered the cash and return the stated a refund to Pooja Dadlani, by way of her husband.”
The applicant noticed that Kiran had saved cellular no. as SW2, thereby exhibiting that he was related with prime NCB officers; nonetheless, the true caller pop up confirmed the identify of Prabhakar Sail.”
Within the petition filed by way of Lex Rex Jurist, D’Souza has sought a discover of three days earlier than any coercive motion in opposition to him and anticipatory bail.
D’Souza fears his arrest by the Particular Investigation Crew shaped by the Maharashtra Authorities after allegations of extortion surfaced.
Gosavi is at present in custody in a dishonest case in Pune, whereas the State has assured the Bombay HC that they are going to give Wankhede three days of advance discover in the event that they plan to take motion in opposition to him.
How Dadlani Allegedly Met Gosavi
In accordance with the petition, D’ Souza is a stone quarrying enterprise guide and was contacted by one Sunil Patil (within the enterprise of liasoning ) on October 1.
D’Souza claims that Patil informed him concerning the involvement of celebrities in medicine on the Cordelia cruise.
On being requested, D’Souza stated he gave Patil the contact of NCB officers. Later, D’Souza says he discovered from KP Gosavi and Manish Bhaushali that the influential particular person arrested was Aryan Khan. Additionally, that Khan wished to talk to Dadlani.
“Mr Gosavi releaved that Aryan Khan had no medicine in his possession until that point and he’s harmless and Kiran Gosavi satisfied me he might assist Khan get some aid and requested me to attach with Pooja Dadlani.”
D’Souza stated that whereas he didn’t know Dadlani personally, he contacted her by way of a mutual buddy, who’s a hotelier and met her at Decrease Parel after which Dadlani is alleged to have informed him that she is the decision-maker.
“The applicant(D’Souza) launched Dadlani and KP Gosavi at Decrease Parel for the primary time together with Chikki Pandey, Mayur Ghule and Kapil Dhole Patil,” the petition states.
Dadlani’s husband was additionally current, he claims. D’ Souza stated that Gosavi confirmed Dadlani an inventory during which Khan’s identify was not current and knowledgeable her that Khan had no medicine on him and he might assist Aryan Khan “get out of the state of affairs.”
D’SOuza says that then Dadlani and Gosavi spoke in non-public.
On October 3, D’Souza stated he was “shocked” to study that FIR has been registered in opposition to Khan. After that he discovered from Patil that Gosavi had taken Rs. 50 lakhs from Dadlani by way of Prabhakar Sail, who can also be Gosavi’s bodyguard.
D’Souza stated it was solely after that he discovered that Gosavi was a fraud and the cash was finally returned.