Police officer NK Amin, an accused in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, on Friday sought bail citing the relief granted to IPS officer D G Vanzara despite his alleged prominent role in the crime.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is the prosecution agency in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan fake encounter killing case, told the special court here today that accused IPS officer NK Amin had played a more active role than co-accused DG Vanzara and PP Pandey.
Former IPS officer and accused in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter killing case, DG Vanzara, filed a plea before the special CBI court here on Monday to modify his bail condition and to allow him to stay in Gujarat.
The special court here which granted bail to IPS officers PP Pandey and DG Vanzara in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case has noted that CBI has so far failed to throw light on the motive of the accused.
The special CBI court here on Wednesday deferred the pronouncement of order on the bail applications of IPS officers P P Pandey and D G Vanzara arrested in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter killing case.
Suspended IPS officer DG Vanzara, who is in jail in connection with the alleged fake encounter killing of Ishrat Jahan and others on Friday alleged in a special court that some police officers who are accused in the case got bail because they were tutored by CBI in giving statements.
Jailed Gujarat IPS officer D G Vanzara on Friday told a special CBI court that he executed the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter on orders given by his superior on the basis of inputs received from Intelligence Bureau (IB).
A special court for Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) cases here on Friday adjourned the hearing on the bail plea of retired Indian Police Service (IPS) officer D G Vanzara in Ishrat Jahan fake encounter killing case.
CBI today opposed bail application moved by suspended IPS officer D G Vanzara, an accused in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, saying he may tamper with evidence as he is "politically well-connected".
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.