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May 29, 2013 at 06:32pm IST

Ishrat case: CBI to probe IB input about LeT threat to Modi

New Delhi: In a new twist in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case of 2004, sources say that the CBI will probe whether a top Intelligence Bureau officer created a false input of threat to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi that led to the girl's encounter.

CNN-IBN has accessed exclusive details which say that the CBI will interrogate the top IB officer who was posted in Gujarat in 2004.

The officer, sources said, had created an input which said that Ishrat and other LeT operatives were out to kill Modi.

The CBI will probe whether the officer connived with the Gujarat police officers in the case.