“Delhi knew about the encounters which were based on the inputs provided by the Intelligence Bureau officials… still the anti-nationals of the country falsely created these cases,” said Vanzara.
In the affidavit filed in September 2009, the MHA said the IB inputs were not conclusive proof that the persons killed in the encounter had terror links.
Sources said the decision was taken at a meeting on Saturday, presided over by Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
Retired IPS officer writes to additional chief secy, alleges ‘discrimination’ against him and others.
The MHA and the CBI have been at loggerheads over granting sanction to prosecute the four IB officials.
Vanzara was in prison since 2007 when he was for the first time arrested in Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case.
The 1986 batch officers who will now be ADGPs are Vinod Kumar Mall, E Radhakrishnaiah and Satish Sharma.
Amin is accused of abducting Ishrat and Sheikh from Vasad two days prior to the killings.
According to CBI, inputs about the terror suspects coming to Gujarat were given to then Ahmedabad Police Commissioner K R Kaushik.
Pandey has filed bail application through a lawyer, Paresh Nayak, who refused to talk.
The IB put, in a sealed envelope, secret inputs it had received about terrorist activities of Lashkar-e-Toiba.
Sandeep Tamgadge claimed he got death threats during Ishrat probe.
IPS officers G L Singhal and D G Vanzara (retd) have sought the previous statements of witnesses.
The Home Ministry and CBI are at loggerheads over granting sanction to prosecute the four IB officials in what CBI believes was a fake encounter case.
Home Ministry has sought certain documents from CBI related to the Ishrat Jahan case.