The SIT had found out that Ishrat Jahan, her friend Pranesh Pillai (alias Javed Sheikh) and two alleged Pakistani nationals — Zeeshan Johar and Amjadali Rana — were killed in cold blood on June 14, 2004.
The case concerns the death of a Pakistani prisoner named Parvat Singh Koli, son of Amar Singh Koli, who was caught by the Border Security Force from pillar no 982 on the border of the Indian territory in 2012.
The Gujarat High Court on Friday directed that the grandmother, her son and daughter-in-law should all be “subjected to three tests — lie detector, narco analysis and brain mapping” to arrive at the truth.
Sixty-two-year-old Pravin Togadia, who has closely worked with Narendra Modi as well as the Sangh Parivar, had to quit the post of VHP international working president last Saturday after his nominee Raghav Reddy lost a key organisational poll held in Gurgaon.
With this batch, the state police now has a strength of over 200 dedicated intelligence gatherers, including 50 women officers. Senior officials said that very few women are field officers, but they added that the new crop of officers will be sent to field as well for intelligence gathering.
Of 700-odd districts, merely 194 have the recommended exclusive courts for SC/ST Act cases. The Sunday Express travels to two such courts — one in Ahmedabad, set up after Una, and the other in Banda, a district with a high number of cases — to find a familiar story
Pradeep Sharma was arrested by Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on March 9, hours after he was released on bail granted by the High Court in connection with an alleged money laundering case probed by Enforcement Directorate (ED).
Muslim residents alleged that there is a “surge of activities of Bajrang Dal and VHP, which has led to the current situation.” Hindu villagers, however, said these organisational activities have always existed.
Pandey, currently out on bail, was the seniormost serving IPS officer when he was arrested in 2013 by the CBI in connection with the case. This is the first instance in the Ishrat Jahan case in which an accused has been discharged from the trial.