April 03, 2021 9:40 pm
A Special CBI court has discharged the last of the three policemen facing charges in the encounter case of Ishrat Jahan and three others. What is the case, and what were the grounds cited by the court for discharging the cops?
March 31, 2021 11:37 am
On Saturday, special public prosecutor RC Kodekar, appearing for the CBI, submitted the state government’s report before a designated CBI court in Ahmedabad in a sealed cover.
October 31, 2020 2:46 pm
The court made the observation on October 23 while rejecting the discharge pleas of four accused police officers — J G Parmar, Tarun Barot, G L Singhal and Anaju Chaudhary.
June 20, 2020 4:52 am
Ishrat Jahan's counsel, Lalit Valecha, sought further 7-day interim bail, arguing her husband had recently come in contact with a relative who tested positive for Covid-19 and Jahan also complained of symptoms.
October 02, 2019 7:01 am
Ishrat and three others were killed in an encounter by the Ahmedabad City Detection of Crime Branch. It was alleged that they were Lashkar-e-Toiba operatives aiming to kill then chief minister Narendra Modi.
August 10, 2019 2:41 am
Of the four, former DSP J G Parmar and former assistant commissioner of police, Tarun Barot have retired from service. Two others - G L Singhal and Anaju Chaudhari - continue to remain in service while being out on default bail.
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.
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”.
January 01, 2019 2:09 pm
Singhal is among the key accused in Ishrat Jahan encounter case who was arrested by the CBI in 2013. He was granted default bail after the central probe agency didn't file chargesheet in the stipulated time.
June 30, 2018 4:54 pm
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.
March 08, 2016 2:08 pm
February 11, 2016 10:27 am
Mumbai, Feb 11 (ANI): Giving a statement after Headley’s deposition, Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam on Thursday said the LeT’s involvement in the 26/11 terror attack is the most important thing that has been divulged in the case so far. Nikam said Lakhvi is the operating commander, Hafiz is the founder and they have three wings that are finance, naval and women wings. Nikam further added that he named and identified Ishrat Jahan as the suicide bomber after recollecting from the list of names given by Nikam himself. He stated that Headley said the attacks that had been carried out in India after getting instructions from Pakistan.
February 11, 2016 6:19 am
Mumbai, Feb 11 (ANI): 26/11 terror convict David Coleman Headley said on Thursday that Ishrat Jahan, the 19-year-old girl who was killed in an alleged ‘fake encounter’ in 2004, was affiliated to the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). Deposing before the court, Headley confirmed that there was a woman wing in LeT, but earlier he had denied involvement of any woman suicide bomber in LeT when asked by Ujjwal Nikam. Later, Headley named Ishrat Jahan as LeT operative who was involved in an operation about shooting police at naka.