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1990 custodial death: Gujarat HC seeks final list of witnesses from Sanjiv Bhatt

The case dates back to 1990 when Bhatt was posted as the additional superintendent of police in Jamnagar. He had detained around 150 people during a communal riot in Jamjodhpur town. One of the detained persons had died in hospital after he was released.

1990 custodial death: Contradictions in accounts of 5 witnesses, Sanjiv Bhatt’s lawyer tells Gujarat HC

Appearing for Bhatt, lawyer BB Naik told the single judge bench of Justice Sonia Gokani that even among the 32 witnesses who were examined, contradictions have emerged in the accounts of five witnesses.


Gujarat HC rejects Sanjiv Bhatt’s plea for bail in 1996 drug ‘planting’ case

Sumersingh Rajpurohit has been alleging that he was framed by Sanjiv Bhatt at the behest of a former judge of Gujarat HC, R R Jain. According to Rajpurohit, he was arrested owing to a property dispute.

SC refuses to entertain sacked IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's plea seeking security for his family

A bench of justices A K Sikri and S Abdul Nazeer asked Bhat to approach the Gujarat High Court with his plea.

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.

Former Gujarat IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt arrested for allegedly framing lawyer in 1996 case

Police sources said Sanjiv Bhatt is likely to be placed under arrest after questioning him 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

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.