Ahmedabad: The Ahmedabad metropolitan court on Monday rejected a petition by Teesta Setalvad and Amrish Patel to inspect the Special Investigation Team (SIT) report on the Gulbarg Society massacre during the 2002 Gujarat riots. While dismissing Setalvad and Patel's petition, the court allowed Zakia Jafri's lawyer to inspect the 25,000-page long SIT report for five days from Tuesday.
The SIT has also been directed to file an affidavit whether it has any document which had not been provided to the court or complainant Zakia, widow of slain Congress MP Ehsaan Jafri.
Zakia has been handed over a copy of the Supreme Court-appointed SIT report, which found no prosecutable evidence against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
The report had sought a closure in the probe as it found no evidence against Modi....more
04:59 PM, Jul 16, 2012