June 25, 2019 12:39 am
On December 21, 2008, a trial court had acquitted all 22 men for the alleged encounters of Sohrabuddin, his wife Kausar Bi and his associate Tulsi Prajapati.
April 19, 2019 2:36 am
Claiming he had written to authorities, including the home minister, cabinet secretary, home secretary and director of CBI on January 14, seeking an appeal in the case, Rubabuddin said that after receiving no response from them, he decided to file the appeal himself.
January 09, 2019 7:12 pm
Of the 17 cases whose investigations Justice Bedi monitored, four were settled with compensations being given to the survivors.
January 02, 2019 5:00 pm
Amit Shah, who was the minister of state for home in Gujarat at the time, was arrested briefly in 2010 in the case before being discharged in December 2014.
December 22, 2018 7:15 pm
On Friday, a special CBI court cleared the names of the accused in the alleged fake encounter killings of gangster Sohrabuddin Shaikh, saying the evidence brought before the court could not establish the role of any of the 22 in the case.
December 22, 2018 9:42 am
The 22 acquitted include 21 serving and retired police personnel from Rajasthan, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh. The trial, which lasted over a year, saw 210 witnesses depose, including 92 declared hostile.
December 19, 2018 1:51 am
On October 23, 2010, Zala, who owns a petrol pump in Gujarat, had told the court that Gujarat policemen had taken money from him after implicating him in a false case in 2005.
November 28, 2018 3:53 am
All IPS officers among the 38 initially booked as accused have been discharged from the case. The current 22 accused include officials who held the ranks of police constables, sub-inspectors, assistant inspectors, inspectors and a deputy superintendent.
November 05, 2018 3:00 am
The witness, Azam Khan, an associate of Sohrabuddin and Tulsiram Prajapati, also said that while he had told the CBI investigator about it in 2010, the officer had refused to record it as part of his statement.
November 01, 2018 4:12 am
Rubabuddin, in his application, said he is a “crucial” witness and in the interest of justice, he may be given an opportunity to appear before the court.