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 AAP leader comes out in support of jailed ex-cop Sanjiv Bhatt

On June 20, the Jamnagar-based court of sessions judge D N Vyas convicted Bhatt under Indian Penal Code Section 302 (murder) and sentenced him to life in jail.

Gujarat HC grants Shweta Bhatt’s plea, lists petition seeking security on Aug 19

Shweta, who had contested the 2012 Assembly polls against then Chief Minister Narendra Modi, also states in her petition that her contesting elections had “enraged many and since then the petitioner also is facing issues of her security.”

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Sanjiv Bhatt arrested because he spoke against Modi: wife

Shweta Bhatt, wife of Sanjiv, and her son addressed activists and media as part of their ‘Campaign for Justice’ in Mumbai on Tuesday.

Gujarat custody death case: Jamnagar court relied on medical records, circumstantial evidence to convict Sanjiv Bhatt

The court of sessions judge DM Vyas on Thursday pronounced Bhatt and then constable Pravinsinh Zala guilty of murdering Prabhudas Vaishnani, voluntarily causing hurt and threatening others, and sentenced them to life imprisonment.

1990 custodial death case: Justice and god were on our side, says brother of ‘police torture victim’

Sanjeev Bhatt, a 1988-batch IPS officer who was then additional superintendent of police, Jamnagar district, was sent to Jamjodhpur town by then Superintendent of Police, TS Bisht, to maintain law and order during Bharat Bandh that day.

Gujarat custody death case: Sacked IPS officer Bhatt gets life in jail

Bhatt, who had once made allegations against then CM Narendra Modi over his handling of the 2002 riots, was suspended in 2011 and sacked by the Home Ministry in August 2015, one of the charges being “unauthorised absence from service”.

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1990 custodial death case: IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt gets life imprisonment

The case dates back to 1990 when Bhatt was posted as the additional superintendent of police in Jamnagar.

SC rejects plea of Sanjiv Bhatt in 1989 custodial death case

According to the prosecution, Bhatt had detained more than hundred persons during a communal riot there and one of the detainees had died in hospital after he was released.

HC seeks govt reply as to when Sanjiv Bhatt’s security cover was withdrawn

Admitting the petition of the dismissed IPS officer’s wife, Shweta Bhatt, seeking “armed police protection” for herself and her family, the High Court, asked the state government, including Director General of Police of Gujarat and Commissioner of Police (Ahmedabad City) to respond with the details by May 10.

SC rejects Sanjiv Bhatt’s bail plea in 1996 drug ‘planting’ case

On October 4 last year, the top court had dismissed Sanjiv's wife Shweta Bhatt’s plea, challenging the police probe and his judicial custody in, and he could approach an “appropriate forum” for relief.

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