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  • Y C Modi and Asthana vie for CBI top post

    New Delhi: Hunt has begun for the next director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) falling vacant with the retirement of Alok Verma in January and among the front-runners is Y C Modi, a 1984-batch Assam & Megnalaya cadre IPS officer. He is way ahead of other contenders for the top post considering his proximity to both Prime Minister Modi and BJP President Amit Shah.

  • Sheena bora murder case: CBI opposes Indrani’s bail plea, sees ‘ulterior motive’

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) opposed the bail application of Indrani Mukerjea on Wednesday in the Sheena Bora murder case, claiming she had filed the plea with an ‘ulterior motive’.Earlier this month, Mukerjea had sought bail on medical grounds, citing neurological implications.

  • Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: CBI officer falsely framing Amit Shah, alleges Mahesh Jethmalani

    Mumbai: In the ongoing trial in the Sohrabuddin encounter case, Defence Counsel Mahesh Jethmalani has accused the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officer, DS Dagar, of falsely framing the former Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah. On Saturday, Jethmalani accused Dagar of recording the statements of witnesses on the lines of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID). However, the court refused to let him to speak about discharged accused.

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    Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Investigation officer refutes CBI claims

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Sohrabuddin Encounter Case, during the deposition of Vasant Laljibhai Solanki, the Investigating Officer (IO) claimed, he failed to appear before the court on Thursday, despite issuing summons and providing him with police protection. However, Solanki refuted their claims saying as false. The special CBI court, had in the month of September, directed the central agency to provide the retired Gujarat Police Inspector Solanki

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    Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: CBI’s IO defends recorded statements

    Mumbai: In the Sohrabuddin Encounter Case on Wednesday, the special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court has started examining the 34 Investigating Officers. On the second day of his deposition, A D More, the Investigating Officer of CBI said he had recorded statements of eight witnesses of which four had turned hostile, which included Apte family members, who had travelled in the luxury bus from which allegedly Sohrabuddin Shaikh and his wife

  • TN: CBI arrests 5 in Gutka scam

     New Delhi : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested three promoters and directors of Annamalai Industries allegedly involved in Gutka scam in Tamil Nadu, officials said Thursday.

  • CBI arrests 3 in connection with Narendra Dabholkar murder case

    Aurangabad (Maharashtra): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested 3 persons in connection with the Narendra Dabholkar murder case. The CBI took possession of the firearm and live ammunition that was recovered from the arrested persons, while the Aurangabad police took possession of the knife, sword and air gun recovered.

  • Indrani Mukerjea arranged fake Class 12 certificate for me: Mikhail Bora

    Mumbai: During his cross-examination in the Sheena Bora murder case on Friday,  Mikhail Bora, brother of Sheena, told the CBI special court how his mother,  Indrani Mukerjea had arranged a forged Class 12 certificate for him. He had one request before the cross-examination: “It has been a very long time since I have seen Indrani, just let me see her.” Indrani smiled broadly at this and gestured in acknowledgement.

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    Sheena Bora murder case: CBI to file reply on Indrani Mukerjea’s bail plea

    Mumbai: Indrani Mukerjea accused in Sheena Bora Murder had a filed bail application through her council Gunjan Mangla, according to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) her bail plea cites she is seeking bail on medical grounds, further on Friday CBI told the special CBI court Judge Jagdale they will be soon filing a reply on the same.

  • Rajiv Gandhi’s killers can’t be released: Centre tells SC

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court was on Friday informed by the Centre that the convicts of the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case cannot be released, holding that setting them free will set a “dangerous precedent”.

  • Bihar shelter home case: CBI demands Brajesh Thakur’s medical report

    Muzaffarpur (Bihar): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has demanded detailed medical report of Brajesh Thakur, the key accused in Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case, from Muzaffarpur jail’s doctor. Thakur, who was arrested on June 2 by the Bihar police in the case, has been resting at a hospital ward inside the Muzaffarpur jail. He reportedly complained of a backache, severe diabetes and heart problem.

  • Bihar shelter home case: High Court issues notice to CBI seeking details of investigation

    Patna: The Patna High Court today issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation, seeking details of its investigation into the case of sexual abuse of girls at a state-funded shelter home in Muzaffarpur city in Bihar. A bench comprising Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice Rajeev Ranjan Prasad directed the CBI to submit the details and posted the matter for hearing after two weeks.

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