Free Press Journal
  • Sohrabuddin Sheikh case: Bombay High Court upholds discharge of Vanzara, 4 others

    Mumbai: Observing that public servants discharging their duties in routine need to be protected, the Bombay High Court on Monday discharged Dahyaji Gobarji Vanzara and five other senior police officers from Gujarat and Rajasthan. All these officers were arraigned as accused in the staged encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, his wife Kausar Bi and aide – Tulsiram Prajapati.The High Court upheld the orders of the special court, which had discharged Vanzara, Rajkumar

  • Trial of Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case set to start

    Mumbai: The trial in the case related to the alleged fake encounters of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati will start from next week, with the special CBI court here issuing summonses to over 20 witnesses.

  • Ex-DIG Vanzara discharged in fake encounter killing case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh

    Mumbai: In a major relief to former IPS officers D.G. Vanzara and Dinesh NM, a special court in Mumbai on Tuesday discharged the duo in the alleged fake encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and his wife Kausar Bi. With this, the number of accused discharged in the case has touched 15, including BJP chief Amit Shah.

  • ‘Staged encounter’ probe panel chief has RSS links

    AS the MP government institute a judicial inquiry into the issue under justice SK Pande, the opposition has raised doubts if it would prove to be a mere hogwash and whether it would meet the fate of other such judicial probes that have been pending for over last 10 years. The opposition says the state government has “failed” to table reports of as many as nine judicial commissions in the state assembly, which is

  • Hardik fears death in fake encounter

    Udaipur : Patidar agitation leader Hardik Patel has expressed fear that he might be killed in a fake encounter in Rajasthan, where he is staying.

  • Sandeep Gadoli encounter: Accused cop’s custody extended

    Mumbai : On Saturday, a Magistrate court extended the Police Custody of Pradyuman Yadav, the lone arrested accused in the alleged ‘fake’ encounter case of Sandeep Gadoli till July 16.

  • Mumbai gangster Sandeep Gadoli’s brother threatened to take FIR back

    Mumbai: In a new twist in the Gadoli encounter case, Kuldeep Singh, brother of deceased Sandeep Gadoli who was shot dead in an alleged fake encounter by the Gurgaon Police, was on Monday allegedly threatened by three unknown persons for registering FIR against the errant cops from Gurgaon Police.

  • Charges against Geeta Johari dropped in fake encounter cases

    Mumbai: A special CBI court today dropped charges against Gujarat Additional Director General of Police Geeta Johari in connection with Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter cases, for want of mandatory sanction from Maharashtra government for her prosecution. “Prosecution against Johari stands dropped for want of sanction”, observed special CBI judge MB Gosavi.

  • Ishrat case:Police officers’ custody extended till Feb 28

    Ahmedabad: A local court today extended the custody of t o police officers, Tarun Barot and Bharat Patel, arrested on Saturday by CBI in connection with alleged fake encounter of Ishrat Jahan, for three more days.