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Ishrat Jahan case: Gujarat won’t let us prosecute Vanzara and Amin, CBI tells court

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.

Gujarat govt refuses sanction to prosecute retired policemen in Ishrat Jahan encounter case

In January, the CBI informed a special court, which is hearing the case, that they had sought the government's nod only after it was ordered to.


Ishrat Jahan encounter: Getting govt sanction to prosecute ex-cops not in our hands, says CBI

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”.

Ishrat Jahan encounter case: Have sought Gujarat govt’s nod to prosecute Vanzara, Amin, says CBI

The CBI’s stand has been that in the case of conspiracy and murder, there is no need for taking prior sanction from the government for prosecution.

Ishrat Jahan Encounter Case: Order on Vanzara’s plea for discharge on July 17

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.

Ishrat Jahan encounter case: Court concludes hearing on Vanzara discharge plea, reserves order till July 17

The court reserved its judgment till July 17. It is likely to pronounce its order of a discharge plea of co-accused NK Amin on the same day.


Ishrat Jahan encounter: Retired SP N K Amin, accused of firing five rounds, seeks discharge

NK Amin is among key accused in the case who allegedly shot at 19-year-old Mumbai college girl Ishrat, her friend Javed Sheikh and two Pakistani nationals.

Ex-IPS officer Vanzara returns home to Gujarat after 9 yrs, says those responsible for his arrest ‘traitors’

“Delhi knew about the encounters which were based on the inputs provided by the Intelligence Bureau officials... still the anti-nationals of the country falsely created these cases," said Vanzara.

Ishrat encounter case: Panel to probe missing files

In the affidavit filed in September 2009, the MHA said the IB inputs were not conclusive proof that the persons killed in the encounter had terror links.

Ishrat encounter case: CBI fails to get MHA’s sanction to prosecute IB officials

Sources said the decision was taken at a meeting on Saturday, presided over by Home Minister Rajnath Singh.