May 03, 2019 3:50 am
The main argument put forth by D G Vanzara and N K Amin was that there was no abduction of the deceased and that the encounter was a genuine one and part of their official duty.
March 20, 2019 4:30 am
The CBI had approached the Gujarat government for sanction on directions of the special court last October. It 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.
January 06, 2019 6:45 am
When the judge enquired how long would it take for the government to respond, Kodekar said that the agency wouldn’t know as it would be decided by “higher-level officers”.
September 11, 2018 4:20 am
Sohrabuddin Shaikh ‘fake’ encounter: During the hearing, CBI made its stand clear before the court and said it was not opposing the discharge of Vanzara, Pandiyan and Dinesh.
July 01, 2018 12:48 am
In his discharge plea, Vanzara also claimed that “the CBI actually wanted to target the then chief minister”. The special court has already discharged former Director General of Police P P Pandey in the encounter case.
April 28, 2018 8:37 am
The five-page reply, which opposed the discharge plea, states that the averments mentioned in paragraph 41 of Vanzara’s plea are “false, baseless and denied.”
April 03, 2016 10:32 am
Vanzara is confined to Mumbai as per the bail condition imposed first by Bombay High Court while granting him bail in the Sohrabuddin Shaikh encounter case
May 08, 2015 2:33 am
IPS officer alleges ‘discrimination’ in promotions , reinstatements of encounter cops discharged or out on bail.
May 08, 2015 1:02 am
Retired IPS officer writes to additional chief secy, alleges ‘discrimination’ against him and others.
April 11, 2015 4:18 am
Amin, a key accused in Ishrat case, is the only accused still under arrest. The other six accused, including top IPS officers Pandey, G L Singhal and Vanzara (retired), are out on bail.