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Who is Kiran Gosavi?

Kiran Gosavi is an independent investigator(claimed himself) and major witness of NCB in the cruise ship drugs case, Kiran Gosavi, against whom a lookout notice has been issued, appeared on Monday saying he wanted to surrender before the Uttar Pradesh Police as he felt “threatened” in Maharashtra.

The selfie he took with Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan went viral on social media and he made headlines. This selfie was taken after the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested Aryan.

A case was registered against him at the Kelwa police station in Palghar. He swindled lakhs of rupees from people as if he was being sent abroad for jobs.

Kiran Gosavi sent to police remand till November 5

Kiran Gosavi sent to police remand till November 5
Kiran Gosavi sent to police remand till November 5

A judicial magistrate sent Kiran Gosavi (37), who was arrested by Pune Police Thursday morning, to police remand till November 5. The police have added Sections 465 (forgery) and 468 (forgery for the purpose of cheating) of the Indian Penal Code.

Gosavi is also Narcotics Control Bureau’s (NCB) key witness in the cruise ship drug bust case.

After his arrest, reportedly from a lodge in Katraj early on Thursday morning, Gosavi was taken to the Anti Extortion Cell (AEC) of the Crime Branch of Pune Police.

“On Thursday afternoon, he was produced before a judicial magistrate (first class) seeking custody to probe the matter pertaining to cheating registered with Faraskhana Police Station under Section 420, 419 and 34 of Indian Penal Code. It was found that he obtained a SIM card by providing forged documents and he also forged a signature to open a bank account. Considering this, Section 465 and 468 have been added to the offense list,” said a statement released by Pune Police.

Kiran Gosavi Biography, Wiki

Kiran Gosavi was a key witness in the Aryan Khan’s drug case as he was present inside the Cordelia cruise ship when the NCB raid took place.

After this, Kiran Gosavi went to the police station with the NCB officials and Aryan Khan. Since that day, Kiran Gosavi was nowhere to be seen. Now the Pune Police had sent a look-out notice for Kiran Gosavi as the drug bust gets more twisted with new revelations.

Gosavi had escaped prison in the cheating case, and the Pune Police had issued an arrest warrant for him in 2019.

He had been gone since then, and was finally discovered as an NCB witness during the cruise raid case.

According to the ANI report, on October 14, the police issued a watch circular against him, citing police officers acquainted with the situation. 

Following NCB searches on a cruise ship that resulted in the arrest of Aryan Khan and several others earlier this month, Gosavi was seen in a selfie with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan.

Gosavi alleged that his life was in danger in Maharashtra after the Pune police issued a lookout bulletin against him in connection with a 2018 cheating case.

He established a firm called KPG Dreamz Solutions, which guaranteed aspirants in many disciplines work in other countries.

For promotion, the firm employed social media sites. 

The lawsuit was filed after one of these aspirants accused Gosavi of defrauding him of Rs 3.09 lakh under the guise of a job offer at a Malaysian hotel.

When the aspirant arrived in Malaysia, he discovered that he had been duped by Kiran Gosavi.

NCB Deputy Director-General Gyaneshwar Singh revealed to the media that Kiran Gosavi and one Manish Bhanushali were witnesses for the agency during and after the operation that resulted in the arrests of Aryan Khan, Arbaaz Merchantt, and six others. 

Prabhakar Sail, another witness in the Mumbai cruise drugs case, recently stated that he has proof of KP Gosavi’s bribe accusations.

Prabhakar Sail, claiming to be KP Gosavi’s personal bodyguard, claims to have overheard Gosavi and one Sam D’Souza discussing a Rs 25 crore bribe to clear Aryan Khan in the case.

At a news conference, Sail stated, “They were considering giving Rs 8 crore to NCB Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede.”

Kiran Gosavi Biography
Kiran Gosavi
Full nameKiran P Gosavi
ProfessionPrivate Investigator
Known ForBeing a witness in the Aryan Khan drug case
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 173 cm
in meters– 1.73 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 8”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBald
Personal Life
BirthplaceMaharashtra
NationalityIndian
HometownMaharashtra

Bribe accusations on Kiran Gosavi

After the cruise ship raid, Kiran Gosavi had disappeared from the city and he was nowhere to be seen. However, his former bodyguard and driver Prabhakar Sail came forward with a statement in which he had accused Kiran Gosavi of accepting a bribe of Rs. 25 crores.

In the video, Sail said that he heard Gosavi talk to a man named Sam D’Souza and that they also met Shah Rukh Khan’s manager in the bribe case. The money was offered to help in releasing Aryan Khan from police custody. He narrated the whole incident saying-

Kiran Gosavi, accompanied by a NCB official, took Aryan Khan in a white Innova to the NCB office. At 1 a.m., I walked to the NCB office. KP Gosavi calls me at 1 a.m. to inform me that I must sign as pancha. Sameer Wankhede directed me to sign my signatures. One NCB salekar told me to sign on 10 blank paper. Salekar asked me my Aadhar details. I didn’t have my Aadhar Card so I asked him if he could send me a soft copy of my Aadhar Card from my mobile no 9137*** **99 to what’s app number 8167609 712. He then asked me to eat and gave Suryavanshi one packet of food. After some time KP Gosavi went down and met Sam D’Souza 500m away from the NCB office. Sam shoes I spoke with KP Gosavi about 5 minutes. After going around the NCB offices, Sam D’Souza said that he and KP Gosavi had gotten out of the car and met again. KP Gosavi then left the Innova white Innova, and Sam D’Souza Innova crysta accompanied us. We stopped at Lower Parel Bridge, near Big Bazaar. Others also stopped at this location. We reached lower Parel KP Gosavi when Sam was calling. Sam said that you had put a bomb worth rupees 25 million and let us settle at 18, because it has to cross to Sameer Wakhede.”

Kiran Gosavi Arrest

Kiran Gosavi disappeared after 2 October 2021 despite being a key witness in the case. As leaders and police got suspicious, a background check of the private investigator was conducted and the police found out that Gosavi had four prior FIRs against him for stealing money from people with a job offering company scam. In the FIRs, he was accused of stealing lakhs from people, one person named Chinmay Deshmukh filed a complaint against him in 2018 for taking Rs. 3.09 lakhs from him and Gosavi assured him that he would find a job for him in Malaysia. He provided Deshmukh with a fake visa and flight ticket as well, and then he disappeared from the radar.

On 25 October 2021, an NDTV reporter reached out to Gosavi and he told reporters that he had planned to surrender himself to Lucknow Police as he feels unsafe in Maharashtra. The reporter further questioned him about the FIRs and the Rs. 25 crore demand for bail of Aryan Khan. In response to this, Gosavi said-

I’m hearing this for the first time. I met Sameer Wankhede for the first time on 2 October.”

However, the Lucknow Police turned down his request saying that the FIRs were filed in Pune, Maharashtra and they cannot accept Kiran Gosavi’s surrender as they do not have the jurisdiction to take any action against him.

On 28 October 2021, Pune Police made a press release stating that they had arrested Kiran Gosavi in connection to the 2018 fraud cases that he carried out under the name of his company KPG Dreamz Solutions. The police also added that they are carrying out a detailed investigation about the fraud as well as his connection with the NCB zonal director Sameer Wankhede.

Kiran Gosavi Controversies

  •  In 2018, an FIR was filed in opposition to Kiran Gosavi within the Faraskhana police station by an individual named Chinmay Deshmukh 2018. The complainant mentioned that Gosavi took Rs. 3.09 lakhs from him to get him a job in Malaysia. He additional added that Gosavi gave them pretend vacationer visas and flight tickets. A case was registered in opposition to Gosavi underneath a number of IPC sections together with 420.
  • In October 2021, Kiran Gosavi was the personal investigator who was with the NCB officers on the time of the cruise ship raid, and later, he was with them on the NCB workplace the place he was seen taking photos with Aryan Khan. Nevertheless, issues flipped in opposition to him when some politicians began elevating questions that how a standard man was current throughout an investigation. After additional inspection, it was discovered that Kiran Gosavi had 4 FIRs registered in opposition to him in Maharashtra. Then again, Gosavi had been lacking because the night time of the cruise ship raid, and just lately, he was present in Lucknow the place he’s keen to give up to police saying that his life is at risk and he will not give up to Maharashtra police. A glance-out round had been issued in opposition to him by the Pune Police and groups are working to search out him.
  • In the course of the investigation, Prabhakar Sail, who was Kiran’s bodyguard and the motive force claimed that Kiran Gosavi had requested for Rs. 25 crores to let off Aryan.

Kiran Gosavi FAQ’s

Who is Kiran Gosavi?

Kiran Gosavi is an independent investigator(claimed himself) and major witness of NCB in the cruise ship drugs case, Kiran Gosavi, against whom a lookout notice has been issued, appeared on Monday saying he wanted to surrender before the Uttar Pradesh Police as he felt “threatened” in Maharashtra.

How old is Kiran Gosavi?

Currently, Kiran Gosavi is 37 years old.

What happened to Kiran Gosavi?

A judicial magistrate sent Kiran Gosavi (37), who was arrested by Pune Police Thursday morning, to police remand till November 5. The police have added Sections 465 (forgery) and 468 (forgery for the purpose of cheating) of the Indian Penal Code.

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