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Special SIT judge M K Dave is likely to pronounce the order on May 14.
Some of the accused in the case have filed an application that Sharma and Mall be made accused.
Sharma, who had collected call detail records of ministers and bureaucrats during the 2002 post-Godhra riots to pinpoint their locations, didn't submit the original CD of this data to the probe agencies, while Mall failed to arrest Sharma for this "destruction of evidence", the application alleged.
Sharma, who argued himself, said in his defence that the application was erroneous, as it was because he submitted the CD to the riots inquiry commission that the existence of the CD came to light.
Eleven Muslims were killed by a mob in the Naroda Gam locality of Ahmedabad on February 28, 2002, a day after the Godhra train carnage.
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