CBI had 'premeditated script' to implicate politicians in Sohrabuddin encounter case, agency's probe 'politically motivated', says court
Special CBI Judge SJ Sharma made the remarks in a 350-pages judgement on 21 December, while acquitting all the 22 accused in the Sohrabuddin case. The court acquitted the accused due to insufficient evidence and expressed sorrow over the loss of "three lives."
Sohrabuddin Sheikh case: CBI court judgment says agency had 'premeditated theory' intended to implicate political leaders
Special CBI Judge SJ Sharma made the remarks in a 350-pages judgement on 21 December, while acquitting all the 22 accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh case.
'No one killed Sohrabuddin and Justice Loya, they just died': Rahul Gandhi reacts to acquittal of 22 accused by special CBI court
A day after 22 accused in gangster Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case were acquitted by a special CBI court, Congress president Rahul Gandhi Saturday said "no one killed him" and he "just died".
The final arguments in the case, which were taken up on 3 December, ended on 5 December before CBI Special Judge SJ Sharma. The "fake encounters" of alleged gangsters Sohrabuddin and Prajapati and the disappearance of the former's wife Kausar Bi took place in 2005-06, kicking off a major political storm.
CIO in Tulsiram Prajapati encounter case claims Amit Shah part of key conspirators: All you need to know
The CIO of the Tulsiram Prajapati case, Sandeep Tamgade, said that there was a “politician-criminal” nexus, and named Shah and Rajasthan home minister Gulabchand Kataria as the alleged “politicians” who had “used criminals” to fire at the office of Popular Builders in 2004.
Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case: Arrests, acquittals, hostile witnesses and media gags; all-winding twists and turns
The Bombay High Court upholding the discharge of DG Vanzara and others in the case is just the latest twist in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.
Sohrabuddin Shaikh 'fake encounter' case: Bombay High Court upholds discharge of DG Vanzara, four other police officers
The court held that the applications challenging their discharge were devoid of merit. Justice AM Badar also granted discharge to Gujarat police officer Vipul Aggarwal, a co-accused in the case related to the 2005-06 encounter of Sohrabuddin Shaikh, his wife Kausar Bi and their aide Tulsiram Prajapati.
Sohrabuddin Sheikh case: Bombay HC to decide on discharge of senior Gujarat, Rajasthan police officials tomorrow
Sohrabuddin Sheikh, his wife Kausar Bi and their aide Tulsiram Prajapati were allegedly killed in fake encounters by the police.
Sheikh and his wife Kausar Bi were allegedly abducted by the Gujarat police's Anti-Terrorism Squad from Hyderabad on their way to Sangli in Maharashtra in November 2005.
Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case: With most witnesses retracting statements, 35 of 53 have been declared hostile
With two more witnesses denying parts of their earlier statements recorded 13 years ago, 35 of 53 witnesses called so far have been declared hostile in the trial on the alleged fake encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh
Sohrabuddin Shaikh encounter case: New single-judge Bombay High Court bench to hear trial from next week
A batch of petitions challenging discharge ofsenior IPS officers in fake encounter case of Sohrabuddin Shaikh has been assigned to a new single-judge bench
The killings of Sohrabuddin Shaikh, his wife Kausar Bi and associate Tulsiram Prajapati were the result of a conspiracy hatched by senior officers of Gujarat and Rajasthan police
A PIL was filed in the Bombay HC seeking a judicial probe into the death of special CBI judge BH Loya, who was then hearing the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.
Johri first shot to limelight in 1992 when she raided the premises of Gujarat underworld don Abdul Latif and arresting his key aide Sharif Khan, reportedly defying her seniors.
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.
Sibal, at a press conference Monday, read out excerpts from a CBI report, and said strong circumstantial evidence suggests that Shah is involved in the "murders".