New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday filed a chargesheet in connection with the Prajapati fake encounter case. The agency named former Gujarat minister Amit Shah along with the others in the chargesheet.
Former state police chief P C Pande, IPS officers O P Mathur, D G Vanzara and Geetha Johri and Dy SP R K Patel were also also named in the charge sheet submitted in the court of judicial magistrate D R Joshi at Danta in Banaskantha district.
The three senior IPS officers named in the chargesheet included two who retired.
The investigating agency also named former Gujarat Director General of Police PC Pande alongwith Shah in the chargesheet.
The chargesheet, however, was not taken on record by the court due to question of jurisdiction.
The court will decide in the matter after conducting hearing next Monday.
Prajapati, an eye witness in the encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, was killed in fake encounter allegedly by Gujarat police at Chhapri, in Banaskantha district on December 28, 2006.
(With Additional Inputs from PTI)