Special Investigation Team

  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Bail plea of 3 murder accused rejected 18-04-2014 02:10 PM

    A local court rejected the bail plea of three persons accused of killing two brothers during the riots in Muzaffarnagarlast year. District sessions judge Vijay Laxmi on Thursday rejected bail plea of Sehdev, Ajit Singh and Amardeep, accused of killing brothers Shahid and Nawab on September 9 last year, during...
  • Court rejects bail plea of three Muzaffarnagar riots accused 15-04-2014 02:18 PM

    A local court has rejected bail plea of three accused in a riot-related murder case in Muzaffarnagar. District sessions judge Vijay Laxmi on Monday rejected the plea of accused Niraj, Rampal and Upendra, citing there was no question of granting bail to them. The three accused were arrested on charges...
  • SC satisfied with progress in nine post-Godhra riot cases 03-04-2014 06:59 PM

    The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed satisfaction over the progress of nine cases of post-Godhra riots in Gujarat probed by Special Investigation Team (SIT) which had given clean chit to Chief Minister Narendra Modi. "There has been a lot of progress and out of nine cases, six are over and...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Key accused in murder case arrested 28-02-2014 03:44 PM

    A main accused involved in a Muzaffarnagar riots-related murder case has been arrested in Muzaffarnagar, police said. Pappu, son of Mahender Singh is one of the eleven accused in connection with the killing of a youth Nazim, was arrested on Thursday, according to police. A local court later sent him...
  • Shibu Soren's daughter-in-law surrenders in court 25-02-2014 05:04 PM

    Sita Soren, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislator and daughter-in-law of party chief Shibu Soren, surrendered in a court in Ranchi onTuesday following which she was sent to 14 days' judicial custody. Sita Soren surrendered in a CBI court inRanchias her anticipatory bail in a 2012 horse-trading case was rejected by...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT files fresh chargesheet against 235 09-02-2014 04:53 PM

    The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the Muzaffarnagar riot cases has filed a fresh chargesheet against 235 people in connection with the different cases, SIT sources said on Sunday. A fresh chargesheet has been issued to 235 people in connection with different riot cases, Manoj Jha, Additional SP, SIT told...
  • 1984 riots: SAD backs Kejriwal's demand of SIT probe 29-01-2014 01:17 PM

    New Delhi: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) which is opposed to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Punjab has come out in support of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for taking up the 1984 anti-Sikh riots issue. Speaking to CNN-IBN, SAD MP Naresh Gujral said, "This is our own demand...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Attachment proceedings initiated against 21 accused 27-01-2014 03:48 PM

    A local court has initiated attachment proceedings against 21 absconding accused in the four cases of loot and burning during the Muzaffarnagar riots. Chief Judicial Magistrate Narender Kumar at the request of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the cases ordered attachment proceedings against the accused under Section 83 of...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT files chargesheet against 2 murder accused 24-01-2014 03:09 PM

    The Special Investigation Team, probing the Muzaffarnagar riot cases, on Friday filed a chargesheet against two persons accused of murder. The SIT filed its first chargesheet in the case related to violence in Kutba village in September in which eight persons were killed, in a local court against Kunwar Pal...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Arrest warrant against 22 gangrape accused 21-01-2014 02:02 PM

    A local court on Tuesday issued non-bailable warrant against 22 persons allegedly involved in five incidents of gang-rape during Muzaffarnagar riots. Chief Judicial Magistrate Narender Kumar issued the arrest warrant against 22 accused, who are on the run, after Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the cases approached the court. The...
  • Only info sought on cases against Muslim leaders in Muzaffarnagar riots: Akhilesh Yadav 06-01-2014 09:03 PM

    A controversy erupted today over reported moves by the UP government to withdraw cases against Muslim leaders in connection with Muzaffarnagar riots even as Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said only some information has been sought and this did not mean cases were being dropped. "This is neither the decision of...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Murder case in Kawal Village sent to sessions court 03-01-2014 01:07 PM

    A local court has sent a caseof murder of two men in Kawal Village in Muzaffarnagar to the sessionscourt, making it the first case related to the Muzaffarnagarriots to be sent to a higher court. Chief Judicial Magistrate Narendra Kumar has sent thecase to the sessions court for trial, as...
  • Congress stooping to low level of politics: Raman Singh on snoopgate 27-12-2013 01:24 PM

    Slamming the Centre's move to set up a commission of inquiry to probe the "snoopgate" case in Gujarat as "political vendetta", Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Friday said Congress has stooped to a low level of politics over the issue. Contending that the inquiry commission was an insult to...
  • Zakia Jafri vows to continue her fight against Modi 26-12-2013 05:30 PM

    Ahmedabad: With the Ahmedabad court of Metropolitan Magistrate BJ Ganatra rejecting Zakia Jafri's plea against Special Investigation Team (SIT) clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, the latter said that her fight for justice will continue and she will appeal in a higher court...
  • 2002 riots: Court rejects Zakia's plea against SIT clean chit to Modi 26-12-2013 02:52 PM

    Ahmedabad: In a major boost to the Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the court of Metropolitan Magistrate BJ Ganatra found no merit in the protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri, the wife of late Congress leader Ehsan Jafri who was killed during the...
  • 2002 Gujarat riots: Court order on SIT clean chit to Modi after 3 pm 26-12-2013 07:43 AM

    Ahmedabad: It is judgement day for Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi after 3 pm on Thursday as a local court in Ahmedabad is likely to decide on whether the SIT clean chit in his favour in the 2002 Gujarat riots should be upheld....
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Cash reward announced for arrest of accused 24-12-2013 03:24 PM

    Police has announced Rs 5000 cash reward for any information leading to the arrest of an absconding accused in a Muzaffarnagar riot case. "A reward of Rs 5000 would be given to the person providing any information about the accused Harender Singh who has been absconding since the incident," SSP...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT files charge sheets against 3 accused 07-12-2013 08:48 PM

    The Special Investigation Team(SIT) has filed two charge sheets against the three accused inthe recent riots in Muzaffarnagar, an official said on Saturday.The charge sheet was filed om Friday in the court of CJM KP Singh in Muzaffarnagar. The three accused Ikbal Singh, Rupender and Mohkam Singhhave been charge sheeted...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT to file report on 11 accused 04-12-2013 02:52 PM

    The Special Investigation Team probing over 500 cases of riots here will file its final report against 11 persons who were accused in the violence and later allegedly killed in clashes in Muzaffarnagar district. The final report will be filed against 11 persons who were named in different cases of...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 177 arrests made so far 03-12-2013 03:03 PM

    Police has arrested 177 persons while 25 others have surrendered so far in connection with the recent riots in Muzaffarnagar, Special Investigation Team (SIT) sources said. More than 60 persons were killed and over 40,000 displaced in communal violence that had broken out in Muzaffarnagar and adjoining areas in September...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT files chargesheet against 2 BJP MLAs 14-11-2013 03:17 PM

    A Special Investigation Team has filed its first chargesheet in the Muzaffarnagar riots against 11 accused, including BJP MLAs Suresh Rana and Bhartendu Singh, for allegedly violating prohibitory orders, among other offences. According to SIT sources, the chargesheet was filed in court against the 11 accused under sections 353 (assault...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT to probe 405 cases of crime 17-10-2013 01:57 PM

    The number of cases registered in connection with last month's Muzaffarnagar riots has risen to over 400, proving to be quite a task for the SIT team of Uttar Pradesh government to probe into the incidents. According to police, the number of cases registered has increased to 405 which include...
  • SIT relied on accused but not witnesses: Zakia Jafri's lawyer 12-08-2013 11:13 PM

    Ahmedabad: The Special Investigation Team, which probed Zakia Jafri's accusation of complicity in facilitating the 2002 Gujarat riots against Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others, relied upon "the accused" but not the witnesses in its probe, her lawyer said on Monday. "SIT in its closure report has relied upon statements...
  • Maharashtra: SIT to probe alleged tribal welfare scam 11-06-2013 05:50 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday said it would appoint a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the alleged Rs 6,000 crore scam into the purchases of materials related to various tribal development schemes in Maharashtra. A division bench of Justices VM Kanade and RP Sondurbaldota was hearing a...
  • Saradha chit fund scam: A month on, SIT's credibility being questioned 23-05-2013 11:29 AM

    Kolkata: It has been a month since Sharada chit fund scam accused Sudipta Sen was arrested. The scam has driven at least eight people to suicide, lakhs of investors lost their life savings and hundreds of agents have fled their homes. An SIT to probe the case was announced and...
  • Naroda Patiya case: SIT to seek SC guidance on Kodnani death penalty 18-05-2013 06:42 PM

    Ahmedabad: After a U-turn by the Gujarat government on the death penalty for former minister Maya Kodnani and nine others, convicted in 2002 Naroda Patiya riot case, the SIT has decided to seek Supreme Court's guidance on the issue. "Very soon, we are going to file an application before the...
  • Naroda Patiya case: Cong says no change in Modi's mindset 14-05-2013 02:14 PM

    New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday flayed Gujarat government for withholding its decision to seek death for Maya Kodnani in the Naroda Patiya case, saying there has been no change in the mindset of Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his feelings about a community. "It proves that Modi has not changed....
  • 2002 riots: SIT opposes Zakia's protest plea 24-04-2013 07:49 PM

    Ahmedabad: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Wednesday strongly contested the protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri against its closure report giving clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in the 2002 post-Godhra riot case. The day-to-day hearing on the petition filed by Zakia earlier this month,...
  • 2002 Gujarat riots: Court to hear Zakia Jafri's plea on Wednesday 23-04-2013 10:39 PM

    Ahmedabad: A protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri seeking rejection of the SIT report giving clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in the post-Godhra riots case is likely to come up for hearing in a local court on Wednesday. Zakia, wife of 2002 post-Godhra riots victim...
  • Naroda Patiya case: SIT to seek death for Kodnani, others 17-04-2013 08:21 AM

    Ahmedabad: There is trouble for former Gujarat Women and Child Development Minister Maya Kodnani as the Special Investigation Team probing the 2002 riots will move the Gujarat High Court seeking death for her in the Naroda Patiya massacre case. The approval for this was given by the legal department of...