Sohrabuddin Shaikh

  • Court exempts Amit Shah from appearance in encounter cases July 4, 2014

    Mumbai: The special CBI court yet again exempted BJP leader Amit Shah from appearing before it on Friday in connection with the alleged fake encounter cases of Tulsiram Prajapati and Sohrabuddin Sheikh. "(Shah) is engaged in political work in New Delhi and therefore not able to come to court," read...
  • Gujarat elections: BJP decides to give ticket to Amit Shah November 28, 2012

    New Delhi: In a surprise move, the BJP parliamentary board has decided to give ticket to the controversial former Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah. He will contest from Naranpura constituency. Amit Shah, a close aide of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is currently accused in Soharabuddin Sheikh and Tulsi Prajapati...
  • Sohrabuddin case: SC permits Amit Shah to enter Gujarat September 27, 2012

    New Delhi: In a huge relief to former Gujarat home minister Amit Shah, the Supreme Court on Thursday allowed him to go to Gujarat and transferred the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case from Gujarat to Mumbai. The apex court also categorically rejected the Central Bureau of Investigation's plea to cancel Shah's...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Amit Shah's bail order reserved September 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has reserved its order on CBI's plea to cancel former Gujarat home minister Amit Shah's bail in the alleged case of Sohrabuddin Shaikh's fake encounter. This may bring some relief for Shah as he will remain out on bail till the order is reserved. Amit Shah,...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Amit Shah's bail hearing today September 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear a CBI petition on Thursday to cancel the bail of former Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah, who is a prime accused in the Sohrabuddin Shaikh fake encounter case. The apex court had granted bail to the Narendra Modi aide on the condition that he...
  • CBI names Modi aide Shah in fake encounter case September 5, 2012

    Ahmedabad: In a big blow for the Gujarat government ahead of assembly elections at the end of the year, former state Home Minister and close aide of Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, has been chargesheeted by the CBI in the Tulsi Prajapati fake encounter case. Virtually the entire top brass...
  • Gujarat assures SC of halting Prajapati case December 14, 2010

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered putting on on hold proceedings in Tulsiram Prajapati killing case in the trial court till the apex court decides a plea for handing over investigation into the incident to CBI. Prajapati was a key witness in the killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh in a...
  • Why did CBI delay arresting Amit Shah? July 26, 2010

    New Delhi: Former Gujarat state home minister Amit Shah spent his first night in jail on Sunday. Shah is likely to move court on Monday for bail even as questions arise about the timing of his arrest. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been accusing the United Progressive Alliance Government of...
  • Amit Shah surfaces, slams CBI chargesheet July 25, 2010

    Ahmedabad: After remaining untraceable for CBI since Thursday, former Gujarat minister Amit Shah today made a dramatic appearance before the press at the BJP state headquarters here and said he will present himself before the agency for questioning in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. Facing charges of murder and kidnapping,...
  • Sohrabuddin case: ExCID chief turns defensive July 24, 2010

    Ahmedabad: Former Gujarat CID chief GC Raigar, who retired in 2007 and had headed the investigation in the Sohrabuddin Shaikh fake encounter case, and Geeta Johri, the then SIT chief, are now on the defensive. Raigar denied that he was under any political pressure while carrying out the investigations. He said...
  • CBI probing Shah's role in Kausar Bi's murder July 24, 2010

    New Delhi: A Gujarat policeman's confessional statement to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has raised questions over Gujarat's Minister of State for Home Amit Shah, who is on the run since July 23 after being chargesheeted by the CBI in the fake encounter case of Sohrabuddin Shaikh, role in...
  • Cong hits back, ridicules BJP for late reaction July 24, 2010

    New Delhi/Ahmedabad: The Congress on Saturday rejected the BJP's charge of misuse of CBI as Union Home Minsiter P Chidambaram asked why it took the BJP so long to protest the CBI enquiry into the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. Chidambaram said: "Whatever the BJP said in the press conference yesterday should...
  • BJP, Cong trade charges over Shah's chargesheet July 23, 2010

    New Delhi: The Congress and BJP are involved in a bitter political war over the chargesheet filed by the CBI against Gujarat Minister of State for Home Amit Shah in the Sohrabuddin Shaikh encounter case. The BJP has accused the Congress of using the CBI for political vendetta and pulled...
  • Did Guj home minister sanction fake encounters? July 26, 2010

    Gujarat Minister of State for Home Amit Shah and state CM Narendra Modi's right hand man will appear before the CBI on Friday in the alleged fake encounters of Sohrabuddin Shaikh, his wife Kausar Bi and witness Tulsiram Prajapati. ...
  • Amit Shah: Narendra Modi's right hand man July 23, 2010

    New Delhi: Facing the Central Bureau of Investigation heat in the Sohrabuddin Shaikh fake encounter case Gujarat Minister of State for Home Amit Shah has not been seen for the last few days. The CBI on Thursday summoned him twice to appear before the investigating agency in the case...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Minister spoke to accused cops July 22, 2010

    New Delhi: It is not just confessions and medical statements in the Sohrabuddin Shaikh encounter case that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has obtained. The investigating agency has also obtained call records which reveal that Gujarat Minister of State for Home Amit Shah was in constant touch with ATS...
  • Sohrabuddin case witness' encounter also fake? July 22, 2010

    New Delhi: Gujarat Police allegedly killed Tulsiram Prajapati, a witness to the encounter of Sohrabuddin Shaikh, killed a month after the Sohrabuddin encounter claiming he was trying to escape. According to the police claim Tulsi Prajapati was arrested in Udaipur on November 29, 2006 a few days after Sohrabuddin was killed....
  • Builders say Shah told them about Sohrabuddin July 22, 2010

    New Delhi: Ahmedabadbased builders Raman Patel and Dashrat Patel, who are known to Gujarat Minister of State for Home Amit Shah, allege that they were asked by the arrested ATS chief and IPS officer DG Vanzara to make statements on the Sohrabuddin Shaikh encounter case. CNNIBN has accessed the Patel...
  • Cops reveal Shah's link with 'fake encounter' July 23, 2010

    New Delhi: Gujarat Minister of State for Home Amit Shah and state Chief Minister Narendra Modi's right hand man will appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday in the alleged fake encounters of Sohrabuddin Shaikh, his wife Kausar Bi and witness Tulsiram Prajapati. Now CNNIBN has accessed details of...