Encounter Killing

  • Jethmalani accuses Vanzara of looking for an escape by blaming Modi September 4, 2013

    BJP member and senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani said that IPS officer DG Vanzara is looking for ways to escape by making the allegations as he has been in jail for long. Vanzara was arrested by the CBI following his transfer to Sabarmati Central jail in Ahmedabad from Mumbai. He was...
  • Officials met to discuss strategy to obstruct Ishrat probe: CBI July 16, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Recorded conversations of nine police officials, who attended a meeting in November 2011 to allegedly decide the strategy to obstruct the probe in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter killing case, is part of the documents submitted by CBI in its charge sheet filed before a special CBI court. Accused and...
  • Probe needed in Manipur encounter killings, says SC December 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said a proper probe is needed into various encounter killings in Manipur and suggested formation of a Special Investigating Team (SIT) to probe into some of those cases, a proposition opposed by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and Centre. Observing that the situation...
  • Tulsiram Prajapati case: CBI to file chargesheet August 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI is set to file a chargesheet in a special court in Ahmedabad in the Tulsiram Prajapati alleged fake encounter case on Tuesday. Prajapati was a witness to the alleged fake encounter killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh by the Gujarat Police in November 2005. The CBI had alleged that Sohrabuddin,...
  • Halt profiling of 'outsiders': TN activists March 10, 2012

    Chennai: The move by the Tamil Nadu police to enumerate migrant workers, students and tenants on the basis of their language is an affront to the constitutional freedom of an Indian to live and work anywhere in the country, said civil rights activists and trade union leaders here Friday. Following heists...
  • Guj encounters: Ex-SC judge Bedi made panel head March 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday appointed its former judge, Justice HS Bedi as the chairman of the monitoring authority looking into the case of 22 alleged fake encounter killings in Gujarat between 2002 and 2006. The apex court said it wanted the supervision and monitoring of the investigation in...
  • Encounter deaths: SC raps Modi government February 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The Modi government was on Friday questioned by the Supreme Court for not consulting it while appointing a new chairman of a monitoring authority, looking into the investigations of 22 encounter killings in Gujarat during 2002-06. The apex court expressed its displeasure over appointment of former Bombay High Court...
  • Dara Singh encounter: IPS officer arrested May 15, 2011

    Jaipur: The CBI on Sunday arrested a senior IPS officer here for his alleged involvement in Dara Singh fake encounter killing, the fifth arrest after the Supreme Court directed registration of the case. According to a CBI official, A Ponnochamy Muthusamy, a 1991 batch IPS officer of Rajasthan cadre, was arrested...
  • BSF admits killing Kashmir boy, suspends jawan February 10, 2010

    Srinagar/ New Delhi: The Border Security Force (BSF) has admitted that it killed a schoolboy outside Srinagar on February 6--the first such confession by security forces in the state. Zahid Farooq Sheikh, 16, was killed when BSF opened fire on a group of people in Nishat area of Srinagar. "Prima facie...
  • Special: An encounter with trigger-happy cops April 2, 2008

    India's men in khaki are feeling the heat. As they tread the fine line between law and lawlessness, CNN-IBN tracks these men and the phenomenon of encounter killings. In a special series, On the Beat, we take a look at the dilemmas, challenges and daily lives of India's policemen. Mumbai:...