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Ishrat Jahan case: Ahmedabad court asks CBI to submit all documents

CBI will submit papers pertaining to the case involving investigations done by the crime branch

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

Ishrat Jahan
File Photo of Ishrat Jahan. Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley claimed on Thursday that Ishrat Jahan was an operative of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba. Photo: PTI

A special in today ordered the to place before it all documents related to the probe in the alleged fake case.

The of special judge J K Pandya allowed the application moved by deputy superintendent of police Tarun Barot, a key accused in the case currently out on bail and serving as deputy superintendent of police of


Barot had told the that earlier did not submit those documents to the court, which will adversely affect the case, and the should take into account these documents for its satisfaction.

The will submit papers pertaining to the case, such as those involving investigations done by the crime branch, special investigation team (SIT). The documents include reports, statements of witnesses, and scientific test conducted on police officers involved in the case.

Barot, an accused in two alleged fake cases of and Sadiq Jamal, was listed in a and arrested in both the cases and released on bail in June 2015.

He superannuated in 2014 while still in jail, but the government appointed him on October 13, 2016 as DSP Western Railway, Vadodara, for a year on contractual terms.

Mumbra-based college girl Ishrat, Javed Shaikh alias Pranesh Pillai, Amjadali Akbarali Rana and Zeeshan Johar were killed in an alleged with on the outskirts of the city on June 15, 2004.

The city had then said that those killed in the encounters were (LeT) terrorists who had landed in Gujarat to kill the then chief minister Narendra Modi.

The CBI, which took over the probe from the Gujarat High Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT), had filed the in August 2013 saying that the was fake and executed in the joint operation by the city and Subsidiary

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First Published: Thu, July 13 2017. 23:32 IST
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