Guj HC adjourns Ishrat hearing till Dec 15 following SC stay
New Delhi: The Gujarat High Court
today adjounred the hearing on the killing of teenaged college
student Ishrat Jahan in an alleged fake encounter with the
state police till December 15 after the Superme Court order
staying the proceedings of the case in the High Court.
Since The Supreme Court has stayed the proceedings in
the high court based on application of Ishrat`s mother Shamima
Kausar, Justice K S Jhaveri adjourned the case till December
The three-member committee appointed by the HC to
investigate the 2004 encounter killing case of Ishrat and
three others submitted the progress report of the work done by
them and sought extension of time to complete the probe.
In September, a judicial inquiry by magistrate S P
Tamang had said the encounter in which Ishrat and three others
were killed was fake and executed in cold blood by police
officials for personal benefit.
Tamang`s report was later stayed by the Gujarat High
Court on a petition the state government. The high court had
observed that the report was beyond jurisdiction of Tamang.
In August this year, the high court, on a petition by
Ishrat`s mother, had formed a three-member committee headed by
an officer of the rank of Additional Director General of
Police (ADGP) to further investigate the encounter killing of
Ishrat, Javed Ghulam Sheikh alias Pranesh Kumar Pillai, Amjad
Ali alias Rajkumar Akbar Ali Rana and Jisan Johar Abdul Gani
on June 15, 2004.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Kejriwal knew Tomar possessed fake degree, says Yogendra Yadav
- Ajinkya Rahane to captain India on Zimbabwe tour; Dhoni, Kohli rested
- Shiv Sena slams HC order banning erection of pandals on roads
- Top leader of NSCN(K) arrested for Manipur attacks by NIA
- Vijender Singh turns professional boxer, to miss 2016 Rio Olympics
- India vs Zimbabwe: Ajinkya Rahane to lead; MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli rested
- Tihar Jail's security breached: Lt Governor Najeeb Jung orders probe, Centre seeks report
- Chinese military research academy praises India's main battle tank Arjun, says it's 'very good'
- Gangster Abu Salem ready to tie the knot with girl seeking to marry him
- Vijender Singh brings down curtains on India career, turns professional