Dg Vanzara News
In a breather to controversial Gujarat IPS officers - DG Vanzara and PP Pandey - a special CBI court granted them conditional bail in Ishrat Jahan case.
The controversial police official is an accused in the cases related to encounters of Ishrat Jahan, Tulsiram Prajapati, Sadik Jamal and others.
CBI, which investigated the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter killing case, on Tuesday opposed the bail petition of IPS officer DG Vanzara.
IPS officer Vipul Agarwal was behind bars ever since he was arrested by the Gujarat CID in 2010 for his alleged involvement an encounter of Tulsiram Prajapati, a close associate of Sohrabuddin Sheikh.
A CBI officer said the court was likely to pass order on Shah's application on November 10.
The Bombay High Court on Thursday granted bail to former IPS officer of Gujarat DG Vanzara in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.
Former Deputy Inspector General of Gujarat DG Vanzara was granted bail in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.
Vanzara, 59, has been in jail ever since he was arrested by the state CID in March 2007 in connection with the alleged fake encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh.
The plea was moved before special CBI Judge Geeta Gopi by Gopinath Pillai, father of Pranesh Pillai alias Javed Sheikh who was killed in the fake encounter.
"The accused (D G Vanzara) being a highly influential and politically well-connected person, there is every chance that he may tamper with the evidence," said the reply filed by Investigating Officer (IO) PN Bose before the special CBI court Judge Geeta Gopi.
The special CBI court judge Geeta Gopi issued the notice to Shah and Kaushik as well as the CBI.
Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate of CBI court HS Khutvad had reserved the order yesterday.
A special court on Tuesday reserved its order on suspended Gujarat IPS officer D G Vanzara's plea seeking a copy of the supplementary charge sheet filed by CBI in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter case.
The former deputy chief minister blamed the Samajwadi Party's "Muslim appeasement policy" for the spurt communal violence in Uttar Pradesh after he took over the BJP's campaign in the state.
Gujarat Law Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama was on Wednesday questioned by CBI in connection with the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, agency sources said.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today questioned former Gujarat Minister of State for Home Praful Patel in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, sources in the Central agency said here.
Central Bureau of Investigation, which is investigating the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter case, today questioned suspended IPS officer D G Vanzara at Sabarmati Jail here over his resignation letter, in which he has said he and other police officers were simply following the state government's "conscious policy".
Separated by 18 years, the 1984 and 2002 riots are deep gashes in our collective memory. The two riots are part of the debate over secularism between the Congress and BJP
The Gujarat government on Friday took precautionary action and detained several Congress leaders across the state ahead of the state-wide bandh called by the Opposition.
The Bharatiya Janata Party has rallied around the Gujarat chief minister and said the party was now more determined than ever to anoint him prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 polls.