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SOHRABUDDIN ENCOUNTER CASE NEWS

Sohrabuddin encounter case: Bombay HC issues notice to 22 acquitted

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.

Sohrabuddin’s brother appeals in HC against acquittal of all accused

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.

Explained: What is Justice Bedi report on Gujarat fake encounters, why SC order could spell trouble for several policemen

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.

Congress 'misused' CBI to frame Amit Shah in Sohrabuddin case: Yogi Adityanath

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.

No one killed Sohrabuddin, Justice Loya, they just died: Rahul Gandhi slams court's ruling

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.

All accused of killing Sohrabuddin are acquitted, court says evidence weak

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.

Sohrabuddin encounter case: Witness wants to depose again, says his statement against Vanzara not produced by prosecutor

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.

Sohrabuddin, Tulsiram ‘encounter’ cases: Junior officers falsely implicated due to political motive, rivalry among seniors, says accused

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.

Sohrabuddin encounter case: Vanzara gave contract to kill Haren Pandya, says witness gangster

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.

Sohrabuddin case: Rubabuddin approaches court, seeking to appear as witness

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.