Ishrat Jahan case: CBI clarifies, no PE into audio tape between Modi and top cops

The CBI registered a preliminary enquiry into the audio recording between Modi and Gujarat police officials.

New Delhi | Updated: March 18, 2014 5:34 pm
The CBI registered a preliminary enquiry into the audio recording between Modi and Gujarat police officials. The CBI clarified that it has not registered a preliminary enquiry into the audio recording between Modi and Gujarat police officials.

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday clarified that it has not registered any Preliminary Enquiry in the investigation of Ishrat Jahan Case.

Earlier in the day, there were reports that CBI had registerd a preliminary enquiry into the audio recording between the Gujarat Chief Minister and top cops in connection with the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case.

In a statement issued by the investigating agency, the CBI said: “News Reports are being published /telecast in a section of Media speculating about the registration of a Preliminary Enquiry by CBI in the investigation of Ishrat Jahan Case…It is clarified that no such Preliminary Enquiry has been registered.”

According to reports, an audio recording allegedly on how to derail Ishrat Jahan encounter case has been provided by suspended IPS officer G L Singhal.

The audio recording reportedly is of a conversation that took place a day before a SIT appointed by the Gujarat high court was to submit its report in the case.

On July 3, 2013 CBI had filed its first chargesheet naming seven of Gujarat police officers and claimed that the encounter was fake. The chargesheet had claimed that the encounter was a part of a joint operation by Gujarat police and IB officials including former Special Director Rajinder Kumar.

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    MyHeart47
    Mar 18, 2014 at 11:54 am
    Sachin Khandelwal r u a real man...with ur heart and brain at proper place or Paid by Modi or Media
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    MyHeart47
    Mar 18, 2014 at 11:41 am
    Two power can run this world.....Love and Hate.....Choise is URs.....Who is spreading what ?
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    Ashish
    Mar 18, 2014 at 3:46 pm
    when we support India to win a cricket match, we are not expecting BCCI to pay us for that, are we ?
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    Sachin Khandelwal
    Mar 18, 2014 at 10:10 am
    No stopping of Modi now! He is coming on May 16. All you secularists and socialists, RUN!
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