Sohrabuddin’s brother seeks narco test on Amit Shah

Shah did not appear in the court and moved an exemption application which was opposed by CBI.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Updated: August 2, 2014 10:06 pm
The CBI has chargesheeted Shah and 37 others, including several police officers, in the two cases of alleged fake encounters. The CBI has chargesheeted Shah and 37 others, including several police officers, in the two cases of alleged fake encounters.

Slain gangster Sohrabuddin Sheikh’s brother moved the special CBI court on Friday asking it to issue directions to conduct narco-analysis tests on BJP president Amit Shah and 37 others accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati encounter cases. The court is likely to hear the application on August 14.

In the application moved before special CBI Judge B H Loya, Sheikh’s brother Rubabuddin said, “CBI has not decided on the mastermind and the role of each accused”.

Shah did not appear in the court and moved an exemption application which was opposed by CBI. However, the court allowed the exemption application. Shah said as the president of a national party, he was busy in meetings with various leaders from different states as Assembly elections are scheduled later in the year.

Rubabuddin’s lawyer Feroz Khan Phatan sought more time to challenge the transfer order of Judge Loya’s predecessor, saying the apex court, while transferring the case from Gujarat to Mumbai, had said a single judge would conduct the trial. Loya’s predecessor, Judge J T Utpat, was transferred to Pune on June 25.

The CBI has chargesheeted Shah and 37 others, including several police officers, in the two cases of alleged fake encounters. According to the CBI, Sohrabuddin and his wife Kauser Bi were abducted by Gujarat’s ATS when they were on their way from Hyderabad to Sangli in Maharashtra and killed in an alleged fake encounter near Gandhinagar in November 2005.

Prajapati, an eyewitness to the encounter, was reportedly killed by police at Chapri village in Banaskantha district of Gujarat in December 2006. According to the CBI, Shah was allegedly involved in the conspiracy behind both the incidents.

 

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    LOL
    Aug 1, 2014 at 4:55 pm
    Killing a Gangster is no crime, wonder how many man did this sohrabuddin killed in his way to become a gangster
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      Anuradha Kalhan
      Aug 2, 2014 at 6:40 am
      Can the President of the ruling party be submitted to a narco test in a criminal fake encounter case now?! isn't winning everything?Isn't that proof of their innocence and the love/ trust of the Indian voter?
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        Dipen Dutta
        Aug 1, 2014 at 5:24 pm
        Can we expect the case against Amit Shah stand the pressure from the authority and fairly tried?
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          kkk
          Aug 2, 2014 at 10:13 am
          this & the other harmi modi escaped by the courts - there files in dust - proved clean chit - but God will justify thing how - this is the new how it is - if the legal court does not work out caught them & repair them so that theyh become without s - foolish people who r communal voted them - all these bustards will taste now the real essence of death -
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            K Joshi
            Aug 2, 2014 at 6:56 am
            Narco test cannot be taken without the approval of Mr. Shah. Secondly it is not admissible evidence in the court of law.
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              Pais Hilary
              Aug 2, 2014 at 4:59 am
              Law prevents forcing a narco test against the suspects will.
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                CountingCrows
                Aug 1, 2014 at 8:02 pm
                Fake encounter specialist O.o
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                  Sachin jagade
                  Aug 1, 2014 at 5:20 pm
                  Sohrabuddin' entire family should be deported to stan. That's he place where they belong. Applying common law to these jihadis is a miscarriage of justice. Jihadis like them should be tried under strictly anti terror laws like TADA, POTA etc. They do not deserve the law and justice system meant for ordinary Indians.
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