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CBI court to pronounce judgement in Sohrabuddin encounter case

ANI  |  Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] 

A Special court here will pronounce judgements in the encounter cases of Sohrabuddin and his Tulsiram on December 21.

Sohrabuddin was killed in in 2005, allegedly in a fake encounter.

was killed in 2006, again allegedly in a fake encounter.

The Sohrabuddin killing case, which had generated much political heat, was transferred to the (CBI) in 2010.

The Special court, which has examined 210 witnesses during the trial, had on December 5 reserved its order in the sensitive case.

The judgement will decide the fate of 22 individuals accused in the case.

Initially 38 people were made accused in the case.

However, during the trial, 16 of them were discharged.

The discharged people included Amit Shah, who was the of at the time of the encounter, former DIG in Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) DG Vanzara, and Gulab Chand Kataria, then of

During the hearing of the case, 92 of the witnesses were declared hostile.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 13:25 IST
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