Key witness in Sohrabuddin case shot in Udaipur

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 - 22:06

Udaipur: Azam Khan, a key witness in the
Sohrabuddin fake encounter case was today shot at by two
motorcycle-borne persons near Udai Sagar Lake here, a senior
police official said.

Khan, 38, received bullet injuries in his left arm, SP
Sanjeev Narzari said on phone.

He was admitted to a government hospital here and his
condition is stated to be out of danger, the SP said.

Khan was with his friend at the lakeside when the
incident occurred, Narzari said.

The miscreants fled after firing two rounds. Khan`s
friend was unhurt.

Over a dozen policemen, including IPS officers, have
been arrested for the 2005 fake encounter killing of
Sohrabuddin Sheikh, an alleged gangster. Former Gujarat
minister of state for home Amit Shah is also an accused in the
case.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 - 22:06

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