August 06, 2019 8:26 am
The petition was moved by Mahendrasinh Zala, a witness in the case, who told the court that his statement reflects that discharged accused Deputy Inspector General, Anti Terrorist Squad, Ahmedabad, D G Vanzara had attempted and extorted an amount of Rs 15 lakh from him under the threat of an encounter.
January 15, 2019 4:04 pm
On December 21, 2018, a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court had acquitted all the 22 accused due to insufficient evidence and the prosecution's failure to prove its case beyond reasonable doubt.
December 29, 2018 10:42 am
The CBI claimed that Sohrabuddin was shown to have been killed in a staged encounter on November 26, 2005 in Ahmedabad, and Kausar Bi was killed and her body disposed on November 29, 2005.
December 21, 2018 8:00 pm
Sohrabuddin Shaikh 'fake' encounter case: The court said that while the main foundation of the prosecution were key eyewitnesses, they had turned hostile. The trial began in November 2017 and 210 witnesses were examined, of which 92 turned hostile.
December 22, 2018 9:42 am
Sohrabuddin Shaikh 'fake' encounter case verdict: The 21 accused, including serving and retired police officials, were charged with murder and criminal conspiracy among other charges.
December 21, 2018 7:01 am
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) stated that the accused said Shaikh was a member of the terrorist organisation, Lashkar-e-Taiba, and was killed in an encounter on November 26, 2005, when he was in Gujarat to “assassinate a big political leader”.
December 04, 2018 1:34 am
In less than two hours, Special Public Prosecutor B P Raju concluded his submissions against the 22 accused facing trial, summarising the evidence given by 210 prosecution witnesses, 92 of which have turned hostile.
November 23, 2018 7:31 am
Special Public Prosecutor B P Raju submitted a written statement before Judge S J Sharma, stating that the prosecution has completed its evidence and would not be examining any more witnesses.
October 24, 2018 3:21 am
The court, however, did not record the submission, stating that it did not relate to the cases of the alleged encounters and that he could submit about it before the concerned court hearing the case.
October 03, 2018 8:56 pm
Two PILs were filed in the Bombay High Court urging it to ask the CBI why it had chosen not to challenge Shah's discharge, though the agency had filed revision applications against the discharge of two other persons in the case.