A special CBI court on Monday dropped charges against Gujarat Additional Director General of Police Geeta Johari in connection with Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter cases, for want of mandatory sanction from Maharashtra government for her prosecution.
Lauding the "independent" judicial system for discharging BJP Chief Amit Shah from Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the charge against him was without any basis and it was a "cause of concern" that CBI allowed itself to be misused.
Asking the TMC leadership to take lessons from the way BJP Chief Amit Shah abided by the rule of law in the Sohrabuddin case, BJP National Secretary Siddharth Nath Singh on Tuesday said instead TMC has gone on to abuse the legal system by its political offensive in the Saradha scam.
A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court exempted Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah from appearance in connection with the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsi Prajapati alleged fake encounter cases.
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Registrar General of the Bombay High Court as well as the trial court, hearing the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter killing case, to submit their reports on the status of the trial in the case.
BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday filed an application seeking exemption from appearance in the court here, which is hearing the cases related to encounter killings of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati, till his discharge application is heard.
The special CBI court here, which is hearing the cases related to police encounter killings of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati, on Monday rejected the bail application of a former officer of Rajasthan police.
Sohrabuddin Sheikh`s brother today moved the special CBI court seeking directions to conduct narco-analysis test on BJP President Amit Shah and 37 others accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati encounter cases.
A sessions court here on Monday adjourned till July 24 the hearing on a discharge application filed by BJP leader Amit Shah in connection with the alleged fake encounter cases of Tulsiram Prajapati and Sohrabuddin Sheikh.
The Supreme Court on Monday sought the CBI`s response on the bail plea of suspended Gujarat cadre IPS officer Rajkumar Pandian, who is in judicial custody in connection with the alleged fake encounter killings of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and his wife Kauserbi.