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Sohrabuddin's brother asks MHA, CBI to appeal against accused's acquittal

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.

Court on Sohrabuddin case: CBI had theory, script to implicate politicians

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.


Sohrabuddin Shaikh 'fake' encounter case verdict highlights: All 22 accused acquitted of all charges

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.

Sohrabuddin Shaikh 'fake' encounter case: CBI court acquits all 22 accused

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.

Fake encounter cases: Special CBI court likely to pronounce judgment today

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”.

Sohrabuddin, Prajapati encounter cases: Court questions CBI claims, points to ‘gaps’

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.


Fake encounter case: CBI closes evidence, Tulsiram’s mother among witnesses not examined

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.

Sohrabuddin Shaikh, Prajapati cases: Cops implicated me in false case, witness tells court

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.

Sohrabuddin case: CBI justifies in Bombay HC its decision not to challenge Amit Shah's discharge

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.

Sohrabuddin ‘fake’ encounter case: CCTV footage of places where victims were taken by accused not obtained, CBI tells court

N S Raju, who assisted the chief investigating officer in the case in 2010-2011, told the court that it had been over five years when the CBI began investigating the case and it would not have been possible to find any CCTV footage of 2005-06.