May 04, 2019 5:27 am
The court arrived at this conclusion due to an absence of endorsement or note of the CBI on the government’s denial of sanction to prosecute the two former police officers.
May 03, 2019 7:37 am
A High Court-appointed special investigation team and the CBI found the Ishrat Jahan encounter to be “fake”. The CBI implicated the Gujarat Police as well as the IB in the alleged murders
April 10, 2019 12:33 am
The CBI had sought sanction for prosecution under Section 197 of the Code of Criminal Procedure - under this section, prior sanction is required from a competent authority to prosecute a public servant.
April 27, 2018 1:35 pm
The case pertains to June, 2004, when four individuals, Ishrat Jahan, her friend Javed Sheikh alias Pranesh, Amzad Ali Rana and Zeeshan Johar were killed in an alleged fake encounter by the Ahmedabad police on the outskirts of the city.
April 13, 2018 3:13 pm
Meanwhile, a special CBI court in Ahmedabad adjourned the hearing after the probe agency sought time to respond to discharge pleas of accused former IPS DG Vanzara and former superintendent of police NK Amin in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case
February 05, 2014 6:06 pm
Vanzara has moved the application through his lawyer V D Gajjar.
October 13, 2013 3:50 am
The agency said it may call him again for questioning.
June 05, 2013 3:51 am
FOLLOWING reports of the CBI questioning senior Intelligence Bureau (IB) officers in connection with the 2004 Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case,Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley Tuesday accused the UPA government of letting the CBI expose the IB for politically motivated reasons to harass (Narendra Modis) Gujarat government.