On June 2, Special Court Judge PB Desai had convicted 24 of the 66 accused, including a VHP leader, in the Gulberg society massacre
Public Prosecutor Nikam said the court dropping criminal conspiracy charges means the attack was unplanned.
Zakia Jafri, wife of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, said she will appeal against the Gulberg Society verdict in higher courts.
The changes are being considered for the upcoming bypolls for state Assembly seats, which are to be announced soon.
Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand and three others have been booked in a cheating case.
Setalvad and others are accused of misusing the funds collected for Gujarat riots victims and using it for personal needs.
Advocate Ajay Choksi was appointed as special public prosecutor in the case against activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand and three others, on Tuesday. The development comes after advocate Manisha Lavkumar withdrew herself from the case as Public Prosecutor, following allegations of being related to the man allegedly behind the case. On the other […]
The matter was heard by the magistrate for nearly five months.
Eleven years after the 2002 riots,the Gujarat government has put out a fresh notification categorizing several Muslim dominated areas in Ahmedabad that were hit by the violence as disturbed.
Notification,in force until 2018,restricts sale of property in these areas.
Continuing the arguments over Zakia Jafris petition challenging the clean chit given to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in 2002 riots,Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Monday said the attack in Gulberg Society (that killed 69 persons,including Zakias husband Ahsan Jafri) was not a part of preplanned conspiracy.
Jafri’s petition was submitted on April 15 and court began hearing it on daily basis beginning Wed.
The police officer who probed three of the nine key cases of post-Godhra riots as part of the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) ended his stint with the probe panel on Sunday.
The BJP said it was relieved by the decision of the Supreme Court-appointed SIT to exculpate Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi
Azar Mody went missing from the burning Gulberg Society in Ahmedabad in February 2002