Shehla case: Shooter refuses to record statement
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Last Updated: Monday, April 02, 2012, 20:58
Indore: Alleged shooter Tabish Khan, who was arrested last month in connection with the murder of RTI activist Shehla Masood, on Monday refused to record his statement in the case, CBI officials said.

Tabish, a cousin of another accused Shaquib Ali 'Danger', was produced before the special CBI court of magistrate Dr Shubhra Singh where he initially started giving statements, but later stopped abruptly and then refused to go ahead with the statement, they added.

Following this, Tabish was taken to the Indore Central Jail, where he will remain in judicial custody till April 11.

Tabish had been arrested from his residence in Kanpur early last month. While remanding him to judicial custody on March 30, the magistrate had given Tabish 48 hours time for his to record the statement.

On March 26, the court had extended till April 3 the judicial custody of four other accused in the high-profile case - Zahida Pervez, an interior designer, her colleague Saba Farooqui, Shaquib and Irfan, an alleged contract killer.

Shehla was shot dead outside her Bhopal residence on August 16, 2011. The CBI is investigating the case.


First Published: Monday, April 02, 2012, 20:45

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