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  • Sohrabuddin Shaikh, Sohrabuddin fake encounter case, Gujarat, BJP, politics, CBI

    Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Gujarat cop claims receiving death threat from BJP govt

    Mumbai: The crucial witness in the Sohrabuddin case, Vasant Laljibhai Solanki, Police Inspector from Gujarat, who had conducted the preliminary inquiry, had to depose in court on Friday, but did not appear before the special Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) court by responding to the summons, he has ‘threat to his life’ from BJP.

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    Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Officers defend taking statements of drivers

    Mumbai: The special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Tuesday in the Sohrabuddin Encounter Case, started examining the 34 Investigating Officers, with deposition of N K Barot, Investigating Officer from Gujarat CID, who had recorded statements of two witnesses, both of them had retracted from their statements and were declared hostile.

  • Sohrabuddin Fake Encounter Case, Prajapati, Tulsiram Prajapati, Tulsiram Prajapati nephew, police, Nephew of Prajapati depose

    Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Nephew of Prajapati deposes, reveals police plot

    Mumbai: Kundan Prajapati, nephew of Sohrabuddin’s aide Tulsiram Prajapati, in his deposition mentioned the names of the four police officers who told him they wanted to kill his uncle. Kundan, a key witness, had earlier written a letter stating the reasons for not appearing before the court, in which he had also mentioned he apprehended a threat to his life. In his deposition on Monday, he told S J Sharma, Special Judge

  • sohrabuddin encounter case, nayabuddin, amit shah, nayabuddin shaikh, encounter, non bailable warrant, mumbai

    Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Two brothers of Sohrabuddin gone ‘missing’ and are untraceable

    Mumbai: In a shocking development, the brothers of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, who was killed in an alleged staged encounter in November 2005, have suddenly gone ‘missing’ and are untraceable, a special court was told on Friday. Incidentally, the news of their going ‘missing’ has come just as their deposition was to start before the special court. The testimony of the two brothers – Nayabuddin and Rubabuddin — is crucial for the CBI, the prosecuting

  • sohrabuddin Sheikh Encounter case, Mumbai, CBI, Tulsiram Prajapati

    Sohrabuddin encounter case: Trial court made ‘erroneous’ observations in Vanzara’s discharge, says Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday remarked that prima facie the trial court, in its order granting discharge to Gujarat ATS chief D G Vanzara last year in the Sohrabuddin Shaikh encounter case, had made some “erroneous” observations. The remarks were made by Justice A M Badar, who is hearing a bunch of revision applications challenging the discharge granted by the trial court to several senior IPS officers of Gujarat and

  • Sohrabuddin Shaikh, Sohrabuddin fake encounter case, Gujarat, BJP, politics, CBI

    Sohrabuddin Fake Encounter Case: Two more witnesses turn hostile, count reaches to 85

    Mumbai: Two more prosecution witnesses turned hostile in the Sohrabuddin Shaikh and Tulsiram Prajapati alleged fake encounter cases here today, taking the number of such witnesses to 85. One of them was Krishna Tripati, a lawyer who had represented Prajapati in the past. Mahihpal Singh, the other witness who was examined today, had allegedly driven Rajasthan police officials after Prajapati’s alleged escape from their custody in 2006. Both deposed before CBI judge S

  • Sohrabuddin Shaikh, Sohrabuddin fake encounter case, Gujarat, BJP, politics, CBI

    Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Hostile witness count touches 75

    Mumbai: The number of hostile witnesses in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case touched 75 on Tuesday. Another witness contradicted his earlier statement to the CBI in the staged encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, his wife Kausar Bi and aide Tulsiram Prajapati.

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    Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Another witness turns hostile, count now 72

    Mumbai: A prosecution witness in the Sohrabuddin Shaikh and Tulsiram Prajapati alleged fake encounter cases turned hostile today, taking the total number of such witnesses to 72. The witness, Vasant Barot, a parking contractor at Himmatnagar railway station, deposed before CBI judge S J Sharma.

  • Sohrabuddin Shaikh, Sohrabuddin fake encounter case, Gujarat, BJP, politics, CBI

    Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: 72 witnesses now turn hostile

    Mumbai: There was no Sohrabuddin Sheikh and no reported encounter took place, going by the number of witnesses that have turned hostile. The trend of witnesses turning hostile continues with one more witness retracting his earlier statement on Tuesday, taking the number to 72 witnesses that have turned hostile in the case so far.

  • Sohrabuddin Shaikh, Sohrabuddin fake encounter case, Gujarat, BJP, politics, CBI

    Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Another witness turns hostile

    Mumbai: Yet another prosecution witness in the Sohrabuddin Shaikh alleged fake encounter case on Friday turned hostile in a Mumbai court, taking their number to 53. The witness, Ashok Kumar Bhatnagar, was examined by the Central Bureau of Investigation before special judge S J Sharma in connection with the case of Shaikh and his aide Tulsiram Prajapati, who were killed in 2005 and 2006 respectively.

  • Sohrabuddin Shaikh, Sohrabuddin fake encounter case, Gujarat, BJP, politics, CBI

    Sohrabuddin Case: One more witness turns hostile

    Mumbai: In yet another instance of a witness retracting in the staged encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, one more witness turned hostile in the case on Monday. With this, the total number of hostile witnesses has reached 45 out of the total 63 examined so far in the case since November 2017.

  • Sohrabuddin Shaikh, Sohrabuddin fake encounter case, Gujarat, BJP, politics, CBI

    Sohrabuddin case: Rubabuddin now wants Justice Revati Mohite-Dere to hear his pleas

    Mumbai: In a shocking twist in the fake encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, his brother Rubabuddin wants to continue with Justice Revati Mohite-Dere while actions of his advocate Gautam Tiwari have raised several eyebrows. Instead of going by his client’s view, surprisingly, Tiwari says he is ‘okay’ to argue before the new judge, who is assigned with Rubabuddin’s applications challenging the discharge of several IPS officials from the case.

  • RAHUL’S DIG ON SOHRAB CASE

    New Delhi : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday tweeted on the judges dying or shunted in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case of Gujarat when Narendra Modi was the chief minister. In a tweet, Rahul wrote how “the Sohrabuddin case claims yet another judge.”

  • sohrabuddin Sheikh Encounter case, Mumbai, CBI, Tulsiram Prajapati

    Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: No need for government sanction to prosecute cops, CBI tells Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) on Friday told the Bombay High Court that it is not mandatory for investigating agencies to obtain sanctions to prosecute police officers, who create false cases and execute fake encounters. This is a significant stand taken by the central agency while challenging the discharge of two police officers in the fake encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, his wife Kausar Bi and his alleged confidante Tulsiram