Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case: Charges against the policemen

The CBI filed its first chargesheet on Wednesday against eight police officers in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case.

Written by Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published:July 3, 2013 6:22 pm

CBI has filed its first chargesheet in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case today in Gujarat high court. Ishrat Jahan and three others were allegedly killed in a fake encounter in 2004 by the Gujarat police.

CHARGES AGAINST THE EIGHT POLICEMEN

302. Murder

120(B). Criminal Conspiracy

364. Kidnapping or abducting in order to murder

368. Wrongfully concealing or keeping in confinement,kidnapped or abducted person.

346. Wrongful confinement in secret

201. Causing disappearance of evidence of offence,or giving false information to screen offender

202. Intentional omission to give information of offence by person bound to inform.

203. Giving false information respecting an offence committed.

204. Destruction of document to prevent its production as evidence.

217. Public servant disobeying direction of law with intent to save person from punishment or property from forfeiture.

ARMS ACT- 25(IB)- one who acquires,has in his possession or carries any firearm or ammunition

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