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Former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt denied bail in 22-year-old drug ‘planting’ case

The state CID-crime had arrested Bhatt from his house in Ahmedabad on September 5 in connection with an alleged drug planting case dating back to 1996.

1996 drug ‘planting’ case: CID files chargesheet against ex-IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt

Bhatt has been charged for conspiracy and planting narcotics with the help of his then subordinates. They have also been chargesheeted under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.


1996 Drug ‘planting’ case: Court refuses to give CID 10 days to ‘gather proof’

The CID has filed an affidavit in the court alleging that Bhatt, currently lodged at Palanpur jail, is the “mastermind” behind framing Rajpurohit in the fake narcotics case.

Top court refuses to interfere in probe against Sanjiv Bhatt

Rejecting a petition by Bhatt’s wife Shweta Bhatt, a bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph said that it was not inclined to interfere with the High Court order handing over the investigation to state CID.

Jolt for Sanjiv Bhatt: SC junks wife's plea challenging probe into drug 'planting' case

Shweta Bhatt, the wife of sacked IAS officer, had moved the apex court, alleging that “her husband has been taken into custody in the most arbitrary manner and he has also been taken on Police Custody Remand”.

Respond to charge of Sanjiv Bhatt’s wife: SC to Gujarat govt

Terming the allegation “serious”, a bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and Navin Sinha said in its order, “Before we go into the merits of the case we would like the State of Gujarat to respond to the allegations contained in the aforesaid statement”.


Gujarat HC sends former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt to 10-day police custody

It is alleged that the Banaskantha police planted 1 kg opium in a hotel room to frame Sumersingh Rajpurohit, a lawyer from Pali in Rajasthan, in 1996.

State govt defended me in SC... can’t be probed twice for same incident: Sanjiv Bhatt

Sanjiv Bhatt was arrested last week along with retired inspector I B Vyas for allegedly framing a lawyer from Rajasthan, Sumersingh Rajpurohit, in a case of Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic Substance (NDPS) Act in 1996

Gujarat: Court rejects CID’s plea for Sanjiv Bhatt custody

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of CID (Crime) has been further investigating the case under the orders of Gujarat High Court. And the SIT had arrested the two Wednesday after their brief interrogation in the case.

Former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt arrested in 22-year-old drug ‘planting’ case

Sanjiv Bhatt has been accused of framing a lawyer from Rajasthan in a false case by planting drugs at a Palanpur hotel room in Banaskantha in 1996 as part of a “well-planned conspiracy” to get a property vacated in of Rajasthan