The troubles of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede are increasing. The controversy surrounding his religion is getting deeper. Meanwhile, the father of his first wife has made a big disclosure. He has claimed that Sameer still follows Muslim customs. Dr. Zahid Qureshi, father of Sameer Wankhede’s first wife Dr. Shabana Qureshi, has said that he (Sameer) still offers Namaz and fasts too.
Sameer Wankhede got engaged according to Muslim customs
According to the news of India Today, his father-in-law (ex) said, ‘My daughter was married in a Muslim family. It was an arranged marriage. We got engaged after three years of talks. We got engaged as per Muslim customs and got married after 10 months of engagement. I knew Dawood Wankhede and his wife since then. They also used to follow Muslim customs. The father of Sameer’s first wife said that if Sameer’s family was Hindu, he would never have married his daughter.
Sameer also fasts during Ramzan
Qureshi further said, ‘Dawood Wankhede signed the nikahnama and it was written in Urdu as well as in English. Everyone knows the family as Muslim. Sameer Wankhede’s father-in-law further said that Sameer’s mother was a devout Muslim who performed all religious rituals related to Muslims. Sameer Wankhede follows all Muslim customs and offers Namaz, even fasting during Ramzan. At the same time, he said that Mrs. Wankhede (Sameer’s mother) was a religious woman, things changed after her death. At the same time, he did not comment on the separation of his daughter.
Nawab Malik issued birth certificate of Sameer
It is to be known that while issuing the birth certificate of Sameer Wankhede, Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik claimed that he is a Muslim but got the job by making a fake caste certificate. However, Wankhede himself and his father have also reiterated many times that he is from a Dalit family and that his mother was a Muslim.