Koimoi.com article writes that Kranti was accused of being a part of IPL spot-fixing controversy. Neither the headline nor the strapline mentioned that it was a case of mistaken identity.
After doing the hitjob on Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) officer Sameer Wankhede’s, who arrested Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan, wife Kranti Redkar Wankhede, Bollywood website Koimoi.com removed the article.
With a screenshot of the article, Kranti Redkar, who is a Marathi actress, posted on Twitter on Saturday (October 23) “Dear @Koimoi what r u doing here? just for few views, you have given a misleading title, for what? i hv already fought this case in court n won. I read full report, it says a case of mistaken identity, but then y this title, why? To spoil my reputation or Sameer’s. Just for money?”
She added “@Koimoi Not everyone reads the full report. Because of your careless and insensitive write up people come up and troll me. We are real living people with emotions, we r not meant for your juicy consumption. If I was guilty I would hv taken the blame, but I am not So I will not.”
The article was published on October 6, three days after Aryan Khan’s arrest by the NCB team which raided the drugs party on the Goa bound Cordelia Cruise ship.
The body of the article mentioned “Kranti Redkar was accused of being a part of IPL spot-fixing controversy. It was back in 2013 when S Sreesanth came under the radar too. Later, it was termed as a case of ‘mistaken identity.’”
Ever since Wankhede’s team arrested Shah Rukh Khan’s son, Aryan Khan, along with seven others, a lobby is out for character assassination of Wankhede.
Senior NCP leader and Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik threatened to put him behind bars once he retires next year. Malik also posted pictures of Wankhede while partying in Dubai. Wankhede responded he did not go to Dubai and was in Mumbai on that day.
Sameer Wankhede had said, “The minister is saying wrong things. It is an absolute lie. I went to the Maldives with my children for a vacation. I took proper permission from the competent authority for the same. I didn’t meet anyone and I don’t want to give any further clarification on these kinds of accusations. In December, I was in Mumbai, at the time when he said I was in Dubai. This can be investigated.”
He had added “My family is continuously being attacked — from my sister to my father. This is only because I am fighting for the truth and against drug activity. I will take appropriate legal action as the minister has levelled many wrong accusations. I will take legal recourse. We have a justice system, I will take their help after taking permission from my seniors.”
In a police complaint on October 11, Sameer Wankhede had said he was being subjected to illegal surveillance.
Aryan Khan, who is lodged in Arthur Road jail, was denied bail by the Special NDPS court. The bail application of seven other accused was also rejected.
The Mumbai High Court will take up the bail hearing on October 26.