D G Vanzara

  • Gujarat's 'encounter cop' Vanzara retires in jail May 31, 2014

    Suspended Gujarat cadre IPS officer D G Vanzara, who has been behind bars for the past seven years in connection with fake encounter cases, on Saturday retired after 34 years of service. The "encounter specialist" suspended IPS officer retired in the Sabarmati Central Prison here. As per the wish of Vanzara's family,...
  • Cong wants to divert attention by raising Vanzara, Prajapati issues: BJP September 5, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Accusing Congress of bringing out 'cockroaches of conspiracy' to divert attention, BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday said his party will not allow the focus to shift from "real issues". He also said, as to Narendra Modi's prime ministerial candidature, that "writing was on the wall". "Neither the...
  • Vanzara suspended, farm raided June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: The Gujarat government has suspended IPS officers D G Vanzara and Rajkumar Pandian who allegedly murdered a businessman in 2005 in a fake encounter and later killed his wife. Orders to suspend Vanzara, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Border Range, and Pandian, Superintendent of Police, Intelligence, were issued on...
  • Has SC pressure unmasked Vanzara? June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: On a day when D G Vanzara broke his silence and said that he is not guilty, an Ahmedabad court has extended the police remand of three IPS officers, including him, till May 8. Prosecution claimed that their case against the three officers is now stronger then ever. They...
  • Other Vanzara 'victims' speak out June 20, 2007

    Mumbai: The arrest of tainted Gujarat DGP D G Vanzara in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case has given a fresh lease of hope to families of many encounter victims. The family of Isharat Jahan, who was killed in an encounter in Ahmedabad in 2004, is now demanding justice. They say...
  • Vanzara's men were 'guns for hire' June 20, 2007

    Ahmedabad: The bungalows — Arham and Disha — once used by DG Vanzara, the former director for the anti-terrorism squad of Gujarat police, and his juniors sport a deserted look now. It is believed that the doors to these bungalows once opened to keep captives like Kauserbi and Pahalwan. While...
  • Tainted Gujarat cop no fallen hero June 20, 2007

    Illol (Gujarat): Disgraced Gujarat DIG D G Vanzara is currently cooling his heels in police custody for his alleged role in the infamous fake encounter case. But in his Gujarat hometown of Ilol, he still remains the village boy who made it big. “If there is anyone next to God,...