Jamnagar: Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's case will be heard in a Jamnagar court on Tuesday. The local court had earlier framed charges of murder and other offences against him in a 22-year-old case of custodial torture. Recently, Sanjiv Bhatt's wife Shweta Bhatt given a poll ticket by the Congress against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the coming elections.
Sanjiv Bhatt said that he has been targeted for going against the Modi government. "This is an ongoing process by the Gujarat government against those who stood up to speak against the government," Bhatt said.
A Gujarat court filed charges against Bhatt and six policemen who are accused in the 1990 Khambalia custodial death case. The Gujarat High Court had on October 23 rejected the petitions of the accused policemen challenging the Jamnagar sessions court's earlier order of dismissing their discharge applications in the case.
The High Court had also directed the lower court to expedite the trial of this 21-year-old case and further directed the sessions court not to interrupt the trial unless there is any order either from the High Court or Supreme Court. ...more
10:40 AM, Dec 04, 2012
Ahmedabad: Suspended Gujarat IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt who says that he has been targeted by Chief Minister Narendra Modi has alleged that evidence related to the 2002 Gujarat riots has been selectively destroyed and hence an inquiry should be ordered into the same. "These are state control room records, state intelligence bureau control room records which reflect as to how the situation developed, what information came in, what instructions were...
08:02 AM, Nov 10, 2012
Gwalior: Madhya Pradesh DGP has ordered arrest of eight policemen for the alleged custodial death of a person in Gwalior in 2011. DGP Nandan Dube, after reviewing the case, ordered that all the accused policemen be arrested and chargesheeted, police sources said on Tuesday. Government Railway Police (GRP) had arrested one Sunil Rajawat on July 19, 2011 in connection with a theft case. He was allegedly beaten up in custody...
03:07 AM, Apr 18, 2012