Ahmedabad: Police officer N K Amin, one of
the accused in Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter killing case
who wants to become an approver, was today shown the
chargesheet filed by CBI last week.
Amin, who was brought from the Sabarmati central jail to
the district court in connection with some other case, filed
an application in the CBI court asking for a copy of the
His application was approved by the court and he was
allowed to see the chargesheet in the court room itself.
Amin, who wants to turn an approver in the case, had also
sought pardon from the court in an application filed by him
day before yesterday.
However, eight accused in the case, including three
suspended IPS officers--D G Vanzara, Dinesh M N and Rajkumar
Pandian -have objected to Amin`s plea to turn approver.
According to the CBI chargesheet, Amin, though he was
not posted with ATS, was in constant touch with Vanzara,
Pandiyan and Amit Shah, the then Gujarat Minister of State for
Home during the period when Sohrabuddin was killed in a police
encounter in November 2005.
"He (Amin) made/received as many as 25 calls from/to
Shah between November 21, 2005 and November 30, 2005," it
Meanwhile, one of the absconders in the fake encounter
case Yashpal Chudasama today filed an application through his
lawyer seeking a copy of the chargesheet.