Sohrabuddin Sheikh Fake Encounter

  • Sohrabuddin case: Gulab Chand Kataria gets anticipatory bail July 5, 2013

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court on Friday granted the anticipatory bail to leader of Opposition in Rajasthan Gulab Chand Kataria in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. Three others have also been granted the anticipatory bail. Kataria is accused of eliminating Sohrabuddin at the behest of the marble lobby in Rajasthan. Kataria is the...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Mumbai court to hear Gulab Chand Kataria's bail plea July 5, 2013

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court will on Friday hear the bail plea of former Rajasthan minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Gulab Chand Kataria in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. He had applied for anticipatory bail after he was named by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the supplementary chargesheet. Kataria...
  • Interrogate Raje in Sohrabuddin case: Ex-BJP leader May 21, 2013

    Jaipur: Independent MP and former BJP leader Kirori Meena on Tuesday demanded that former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje should be interrogated by the CBI in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Dara fake encounter cases. "No encounter can take place without knowledge of the Chief Minister and both Dara and Sohrabuddin Sheikh...
  • Case against Kataria politically motivated: Amit Shah May 17, 2013

    Jammu: The BJP on Friday accused the ruling Congress of "misusing" CBI against its rival parties and said that the case filed against Leader of Opposition in Rajasthan Assembly Gulab Chand Kataria in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case was "politically motivated". "If people will leave the public life considering the CBI...
  • Will resign from Rajasthan assembly if arrested: Kataria May 15, 2013

    Jaipur: Senior BJP leader Gulab Chand Kataria, who has been chargesheeted in Sohrabuddin encounter case, on Wednesday said he would resign from the Rajasthan Assembly if arrested in the case. "A political game has been played to implicate me in this case. The real face of CBI and the Union...
  • Probe Modi's phone call records: Sohrabuddin's brother April 20, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Rubabuddin Shaikh, brother of alleged slain gangster Sohrabuddin Shaikh, has demanded that CBI should investigate phone call records of the office of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and senior IPS officers in connection with the Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter case. "Rubabuddin Shaikh has sought probe of telephone calls between...
  • SC raps Gujarat govt in Sohrab encounter case December 1, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court pulled up the Narendra Modi government on Thursday for not handing over the CD's to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. The apex court had directed the Gujarat government to submit the CDs with call details of senior state...
  • Sohrabuddin case: More trouble for Modi's aide March 9, 2011

    CBI has claimed that Shah has conspired with a section of Gujrat police officials to kill Tulsiram Prajapati. ...
  • Prajapati: CBI seeks SC nod to probe Shah's role December 5, 2010

    New Delhi: The CBI has sought the Supreme Court's nod to probe former Gujarat home minister Amit Shah's role in the killing of Tulsiram Prajapati, an eyewitness in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. In its final probe report on Sohrabuddin case, submitted to the court recently, the CBI had expressed...
  • Amit Shah grilled by CBI throughout Saturday August 7, 2010

    Gandhinagar: Gujarat's former minister of state for home Amit Shah was grilled throughout Saturday by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials probing the 2005 Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake shootout case. The questioning is expected to continue late into Saturday night. According to CBI sources, Shah's interrogation would continue late into Saturday night...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Amit Shah sent to CBI custody August 6, 2010

    Ahmedabad: Former Gujarat minister of state for home Amit Shah has been sent to two days of Central Bureau of Investigation custody in connection with the alleged fake encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh. The Gujarat High Court on Friday accepted the CBI plea for two-day custody of Shah. Shah's advocate Mahesh...
  • No demand to shift Sohrab case outside Guj: CBI August 2, 2010

    Ahmedabad: The CBI on Monday said it had not asked the Supreme Court to shift the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case outside Gujarat, an issue that rankled Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The agency also sought 10-day custody of former Gujarat minister Amit Shah for more questioning. The CBI was reported to...
  • Raj BJP leader denies any link with Sohrabuddin July 31, 2010

    Japiur: Former Rajasthan home minister Gulab Chand Kataria has denied all allegations of his involvement in the killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh. Speaking to CNN-IBN's Swati Vashistha, he said investigations will prove the truth that the allegations levelled against him were not true. "No one, no official till now and today the...
  • BJP leader was paid to kill Sohrabuddin: witness July 31, 2010

    New Delhi: An important witness of the Central Bureau of Investigation has claimed that Sohrabuddin Sheikh was eliminated after a Rs 10 crore deal was struck between the former home minister of Rajasthan and the state's marble lobby. The witness, Azam Khan, shared a jail cell with Tulsiram Prajapati, who allegedly...
  • Amit Shah under CBI scanner, but voters back him July 31, 2010

    Ahmedabad: Former Gujarat minister Amit Shah has been arrested in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case but voters of the Sarkhej constituency in Ahmedabad still stand by him. Shah may be in the dock for kidnapping and murder but that has not taken a toll on Shah's popularity among the people who...
  • Big names involved in Sohrab case: CBI tells SC July 30, 2010

    Ahmedabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told the Supreme Court on Friday that bigger names are involved in the alleged encounter of Sohrabuddin Seikh and the case should be moved out of Gujarat. The CBI claims the atmosphere in the state is not conducive to a fair investigation. The...
  • Congress using CBI in Sohrabuddin case: Modi July 30, 2010

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has alleged that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was working at the behest of the Congress in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case. Speaking out for the first time since his close aide Amit Shah was forced to quit as Gujarat minister of state for...
  • Sohrabuddin case: CBI to quiz ex-DGP, IPS officer July 29, 2010

    Ahmedabad: Former Gujarat minister Amit Shah is being questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inside Sabarmati Jail for the second day on Thursday in connection with the fake encounter killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh. The agency has asked the Supreme Court for three more months to complete the investigation...
  • Sohrabuddin case: CBI has 32 questions for Shah July 28, 2010

    Ahmedabad: Former Gujarat minister of state for home Amit Shah is being questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inside Sabarmati Jail over the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter. CBI officer Amitabh Thakur and other officials along with their lawyer are part of the team constituted to quiz Shah. The questioning...
  • Farmhouse owner arrested in Sohrabuddin case July 27, 2010

    Ahmedabad: The owner of Arham Farm where fake encounter victim Sohrabuddin Sheikh's wife Kauser Bi was kept has been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday. Meanwhile, retired IPS officer and former ADGP OP Mathur has been granted two days time by the CBI to appear before the...
  • Shah's lawyer claims CBI leaked chargesheet July 27, 2010

    New Delhi: BJP MP and eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani on Tuesday accused the CBI of leaking to the media details of the chargesheet against former Gujarat minister Amit Shah in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case. "The accused does not have the chargesheet but the media has it. This is the CBI's...
  • Are encounter killings acceptable in a democracy? July 27, 2010

    Sohrabuddin Sheikh was not only a criminal but also a terrorist, says BJP President Nitin Gadkari. But can a political party publicly declare an individual as a terrorist? And does it justify cold blooded murder by the state of Sohrabuddin and his wife Kausar Bi. There was more trouble for...
  • CBI moves application to grill Shah in jail July 26, 2010

    Ahmedabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday moved an application before the Special CBI Court to question former Gujarat minister of state for home Amit Shah inside Sabarmati Jail in connection with Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case. The application was moved after CBI officials questioned former director general of Gujarat...
  • Ex-cop to spill the beans on Amit Shah July 26, 2010

    Ahmedabad: In major breakthrough in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case, former deputy superintendent of police MK Amin turned approver in the case on Monday. Amin turning approver is likely to help the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in solving the case in which former Gujarat minister of state for...
  • CBI is not Congress mouthpiece, says PM July 26, 2010

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday called for the smooth functioning of parliament and said that it was ready for all discussions on the issue of the arrest of former Gujarat minister Amit Shah. "CBI... is not Congress bureau of investigation. CBI is not mouthpiece of Congress," Manmohan Singh...
  • CBI gets Amit Shah but waits to grill him July 25, 2010

    Ahmedabad/ New Delhi: Former Gujarat minister Amit Shah was on Sunday sent to 14-day judicial custody in connection with the 2005 staged killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh after he held a dramatic press conference and then surrendered before the CBI. The entire drama lasted around six hours from the time Shah...
  • Will Amit Shah now resign as MoS Home? July 23, 2010

    CBI on Friday formally filed charges against Gujarat Minister of State for Home in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. ...
  • Exclusive details: Chargesheet against Amit Shah July 24, 2010

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Minister of State for Home Amit Shah threatened Ahmedabad-based builder brothers Raman Patel and Dashrat Patel to give statement against Sohrabuddin Shaikh, who was killed in a fake encounter by Gujarat Police on November 26, 2005, according to the chargesheet filed by the CBI. Patel brothers were threatened by...
  • Law catches up with Amit Shah, arrest imminent July 23, 2010

    Ahmedabad: A day after CNN-IBN reported exclusive details of evidence collected by the CBI against Gujarat Minister of State for Home Amit Shah in the Sohrabuddin Shaikh fake encounter case, the investigating agency on Friday formally filed charges against him. But Narendra Modi's right hand man, now accused of conspiracy in...
  • BJP subverting fake encounter probe: Cong July 23, 2010

    New Delhi: Attacking the BJP leadership for refusing to lunch with the Prime Minister ahead of the Parliament session, the Congress on Friday said it was an attempt to subvert the Supreme Court-ordered investigations into the Sohrabuddin encounter killing case. Calling it a contempt of court, the party said the BJP...