A special CBI court on Friday fined the lawyer of Gopinath Pillai for being absent in the court in connection with a hearing on the alleged fake encounter case of Ishrat Jahan and three others in 2004.
Kapil Sibal raked up alleged fake encounter of Ishrat Jahan to hit out at Narendra Modi saying the BJP`s PM nominee and Amit Shah were being "shielded" despite existence of "clinching" evidence to arrest them.
Some call Amit Shah the `right hand` man of Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Some others say he is the Guajrat CM`s `Man Friday`; while many refer to him as the modern day `Chanakya` of BJP. In an exclusive interview with Zee News Editor Sudhir Chaudhary he dispelled many rumours regarding his recent run-ins with the Congress and the Election Commission.
A special court on Friday issued notice to the CBI investigating officer over an application moved by suspended IPS officer DG Vanzara, an accused in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter case, seeking copy of the supplementary charge sheet.
CBI has provided to the Law Ministry additional documents and fresh submissions for an opinion on whether sanction is needed to prosecute Intelligence Bureau officers in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday issued summons to two senior Gujarat government Ministers Pradeepsinh Jadeja and Bhupendrasinh Chudasama for questioning in connection with the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case of 2004.
Gujarat High Court reserved its order on a petition seeking contempt of court proceedings against BJP leader Arun Jaitley for his criticism of UPA government on alleged misuse of CBI in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case.