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Sohrabuddin case: Amit Shah reaches Mumbai after SC order

Sources close to Shah said he left for Mumbai from Ahmedabad by a flight complying with the directive of the apex court

Former Gujarat Minister Amit Shah landed in Mumbai on Sunday,a day after he was ordered by the Supreme Court to be out of his home state till the time it hears the CBI’s plea seeking cancellation of his bail on November 15.

Sources close to Shah said he left for Mumbai from Ahmedabad by a flight complying with the directive of the apex court to leave Ahmedabad by Sunday morning. It was not known where Shah,a close aide of Chief Minister Narendra Modi,is put up in Mumbai where he has several relatives.

The former minister of state for home,an accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case,was granted bail by the Gujarat High Court on Friday.

The CBI had on Saturday appealed in the Supreme Court seeking cancellation of his bail,but the apex court refused to modify the High Court order.

The apex court had also directed Shah to leave the state by Sunday morning and asked him to stay out till further order and posted the matter for next hearing on November 15.