scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Monday, July 04, 2022

Sadiq Jamal encounter: CBI names four Mumbai cops

According to Gujarat Police,Sadiq was shot in Naroda area of Ahmedabad on January 13,2003.

Written by SUKANYA SHANTHA | Mumbai |
November 28, 2013 5:57:15 am

A CBI report on the alleged fake encounter of 20-year-old Sadiq Jamal has named four police officers from Mumbai for their involvement in the case.

The report,prepared by a CBI investigating team and sent to the agency’s head office in New Delhi on Wednesday,gives detailed information on the alleged role of the four officers — Pradeep Sawant,Pradeep Sharma,Daya Nayak and Sanjeev Gawde — in Jamal’s killing.

The report will translate into a supplementary chargesheet once cleared by the agency’s senior officers,said an officer.

At present,Sawant is Deputy Commissioner of Police with Maharashtra ATS,while Nayak is a Sub-Inspector posted at police control room (West region). Gawde is Assistant Police Inspector attached with Mumbai Crime Branch,and Sharma,who was recently exonerated in the encounter case of Ram Narayan Gupta alias Lakhan Bhaiya in Mumbai,is under suspension.

Best of Express Premium
Muslims and Judiciary: We do not have Muslim or non-Muslim judges in IndiaPremium
UPSC Key-July 4, 2022: Why to read ‘floating solar plants’ or ‘malnutriti...Premium
DMK MP Raja’s heated pitch on ‘separate Tamil Nadu’, au...Premium
UPSC Essentials: Key terms of the past weekPremium

According to Gujarat Police,Sadiq was shot in Naroda area of Ahmedabad on January 13,2003,by a Crime Branch team of Ahmedabad,following intelligence inputs that he wanted to kill Chief Minister Narendra Modi and other senior BJP and VHP leaders.

“In a joint operation,Jamal was picked up by the Crime Intelligence Unit of Andheri under the custody of the (then) police inspector Pradeep Sharma,” a CBI officer said.

“Our investigation shows that the (four) officers had played a role in Jamal’s detention. Evidence show they were aware of Jamal’s movement and the purpose of sending him to Gujarat,” said a CBI officer.

“All the four have claimed they were acting on the orders of Intelligence Bureau,” said the officer.

Express Explained Go beyond the news. Understand the headlines with our Explained stories

📣 Join our Telegram channel (The Indian Express) for the latest news and updates

For all the latest News Archive News, download Indian Express App.

  • Newsguard
  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
  • Newsguard
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement