Sohrabuddin Sheikh

SC orders a CBI probe in Sohrabuddin encounter case

As a setback to the Gujarat government lead by Narendra Modi, the Supreme Court ordered a CBI probe into the fake encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh taking the case away from the state.

The Supreme Court expressed its dissatisfaction over the conduct of the case by the state government as the latter failed to conduct impartial investigations and filed conflicting reports.

State has expressed that a CBI probe cannot be ordered as the charge sheet has already been filed. However, a Bench consisting of Justices Tarun Chatterjee and Aftab Alam held that the investigation by the Gujarat police could not be said to be satisfactorily held.

Sohrabuddin Sheikh case: SC to take up bail pleas of two Gujarat cops on March 24

New Delhi, Feb 25:Sohrabuddin Sheikh case The Supreme Court on Monday said that it will take up the matter of the bail requests of two Gujarat police officials, allegedly involved in the fake encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh on March 24.

The apex court bench that was headed by Justice Arijit Pasayat issued notice to the Narendra Modi Government on the petition filed by Rajasthan cadre IPS officer Dinesh M N and N K Amin.

Dinesh had allegedly assisted the Gujarat police in carrying out the fake encounter and Amin was charged with disposing of the body of Sheikh’s wife Kauser Bi.

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