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    Can’t trust Sohrab’s bros over Prajapati presence in bus: Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: In its six separate but detailed judgments, the Bombay High Court has literally pinned holes in the case of the CBI against all top IPS officers, accused in Sohrabuddin Sheikh staged encounter. The HC has almost come to a conclusion that Tulsiram Prajapati, the accomplice of Sohrabuddin, never travelled with him and his wife Kausar Bi, on the day when they were abducted by the team of Gujarat and Rajasthan police.

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    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

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    Sohrabuddin Sheikh Encounter Case: ‘Vulnerable’ CBI struggling even to prove the offence, says accused counsel

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is already being criticised for its ‘approach’ in the staged encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, his wife Kausar Bi and friend Tulsiram Prajapati case. Firstly, the CBI has failed in adducing crucial evidence in the case and now the central agency is struggling hard to even prove the offence of the accused, who are facing the trial. According to some accused, the CBI has come

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

    Fake encounter: CBI opposes Gujarat IPS officer’s discharge plea

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) opposed today the discharge plea of Gujarat IPS officer Vipul Aggarwal in the Tulsiram Prajapati ‘fake’ encounter case in the Bombay High Court. The role played by Aggarwal in the conspiracy was different from that (allegedly) played by Gujarat ATS chief D G Vanzara, who has been discharged, the CBI lawyer said.

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    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

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    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.

  • Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Cop corroborates accused’s version

    Mumbai: The bid of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to bring home the guilt of accused police officials in the staged encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh has so far fallen flat as 73 of 116 prosecution witnesses examined since November 2017 have turned hostile. For a change, on Friday, the sole witness who deposed, did not turn hostile. But his testimony is ‘immaterial’ to the central

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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.

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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 Shaikh encounter case: Shahnawazuddin Shaikh wants to become witness

    Mumbai: Shahnawazuddin Shaikh on Thursday approached a special CBI court here, seeking to depose in the trial related to the alleged fake encounter of his brother Sohrabuddin in November 2005. Tulsiram Prajapati, Sohrabuddin’s aide, had told him that being an eye-witness to Sohrabuddin’s death, he feared for his own life, the application filed by Shahnawazuddin said. The plea, filed before special judge S J Sharma, sought that Shahnawazuddin be made a witness.

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    Bombay High Court asks CBI if cops had gone with Tulsiram Prajapati as escort team

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to confirm whether the four police officials, who had accompanied Tulsiram Prajapati to Ahmedabad just days before his alleged encounter, had gone with Prajapati as his escort team on previous occasions as well.

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    Mumbai: Another witness turns hostile in Sohrabuddin Sheikh case

    Mumbai: Since the day when the trial in the staged encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh has commenced, the retraction of prosecution witnesses has become routine. The trend of witnesses turning hostile could be seen on Wednesday too, when a prosecution witness claimed to have “no knowledge’ of the entire incident itself.