Ahmedabad/Danta: Former Gujarat minister Amit Shah, a close aide of Chief Minister Narendra Modi, was among 20 people named by the CBI in its charge sheet in the Tulsi Prajapati fake encounter case for allegedly entering into criminal conspiracy and destruction of evidence.
Former state police chief PC Pande, IPS officers OP Mathur, DG Vanzara and Geetha Johri and Dy SP RK Patel were also also named in the charge sheet submitted in the court of judicial magistrate DR Joshi at Danta in Banaskantha district.
The three senior IPS officers named in the chargesheet included two who retired.
The chargesheet, however, was not taken on record by the court due to question of jurisdiction.
The court will decide in the matter after conducting hearing next Monday
Prajapati, an eye witness in the encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, was killed in fake encounter allegedly by Gujarat police at Chhapri, in Banaskantha district on December 28, 2006.