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  • 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

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    Sohrabuddin Sheikh Case: 3 more witnesses turn hostile in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Three more prosecution witnesses in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati alleged fake encounter cases on Tuesday turned hostile in a special CBI court in Mumbai, taking the total number of such witnesses to 65.

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    Sohrabuddin Sheikh Case: Two more witnesses turn hostile, number rises to 61

    Mumbai: Two more prosecution witnesses in the alleged Sohrabuddin Shaikh and Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter cases turned hostile before a special CBI court here on Thursday, taking the number of such witnesses to 61. Hazari Lal Meena, a former sub-inspector with Udaipur police, deposed before the CBI judge S J Sharma.

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    Sohrabuddin Sheikh case: One more witness turns hostile

    Mumbai: One more prosecution witness in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati alleged fake encounter cases turned hostile before a special CBI court here on Wednesday, taking the total number of such witnesses to 59. The court has so far examined over 85 prosecution witnesses, of whom 59 have turned hostile. Two witnesses — Sushil Tiwari, an advocate, and his clerk Devendra Sharma — deposed before special judge S J Sharma. Of

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    Sohrabuddin Sheikh case: Another witness turns hostile

    Mumbai: Another prosecution witness in the cases of encounters of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati on Tuesday turned hostile before a special CBI court here, taking the number of such witnesses to 58. The Mumbai court has examined over 83 prosecution witnesses so far, of which 58 have turned hostile.

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    Sohrabuddin Sheikh Case: Ex-Bombay High Court judge seeks revisit of orders discharging accused

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court’s Justice (retd.) Abhay Thipsay, who has sought a probe in the death of special judge B H Loya on Wednesday, refused to comment on any political pressure on the judiciary in trying the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. He, however, thinks the orders discharging several accused in the case, including the political leaders and high-ranking police officials, need a revisit.

  • Mumbai: Two more witnesses turn hostile in Sohrabuddin Sheikh case

    Mumbai: The trend of witnesses turning hostile in the staged encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, does not seem to come to an end. On Monday, three witnesses deposed before the special CBI court, out of which two turned hostile.  From November 27, till date a total of 44 prosecution witnesses have entered the witness box to ‘support’ the Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI’s) version in the staged killings. But interestingly, at least