Refuting her story that she came to India looking for the father of her infant son and that she would lose custody of her first born, to her country’s authorities, an immigration officer has told the High Court that the woman had entered the country illegally and her purported overstay “creates suspicion"
The court directed the couple to cooperate with the investigation and appear before probe agency as and when required. He said that in case of any default, the state can file for their bail cancellation.
Prakash Marathi, a resident of Bapunagar, was arrested late Sunday night. Sources said that he worked closely with one Maya Sathwara, 30, who is said to be one of the kingpins of the human trafficking gang. Sathwara was arrested Saturday.
Earlier this week, the Gujarat High Court refused to quash an FIR lodged against him for alleged scam in allotting land to traders for marketing yard in Bhuj, Kutch district when he was the district collector.
IPS officer R S Yadav had created a controversy in 1999 when as SP of Gandhinagar, he had sought permission to prosecute the then MoS for Home Haren Pandya in connection with the kidnapping of a three-year-old girl.
The encounter of Samir Pathan, in October 2002, was the first after the post-Godhra riots. The police had said that Pathan had plotted to kill then Gujarat CM Narendra Modi to avenge killing of Muslims in the riots.
In his affidavit, the officer has said that the petitioners never attempted to solve “this mystery as to why their conscience is selectively moved for one state, and that too with regard to the alleged encounters between 2003 to 2006.”
Deputy Superintendent of Police Jagdishsinh Raol, who is part of the Special investigation Team probing the murder, told The Indian Express that Patel took a 5 am flight from Ahmedabad airport on Tuesday.
Singhal is among the key accused in Ishrat Jahan encounter case who was arrested by the CBI in 2013. He was granted default bail after the central probe agency didn't file chargesheet in the stipulated time.
The case dates back to 2008 when Solanki, the then MoS for fisheries, granted fishing contracts to 58 reservoirs, without following the mandatory auctioning process. Sanghani was the then agriculture minister.
He was transferred to Chittoor in 2017 from Shillong following his report on “a suspected fake encounter during a joint counter insurgency operation of security forces” in which two alleged insurgents were killed in Assam.
Appearing for the affected farmers, who have approached the High Court against the land acquisition, advocate Anand Yagnik contended that the PESA Act has not been followed as the authorities never took prior consent of the affected people as required by the said law.