A doctor, who had examined two policemen after Tulsiram Prajapati "escaped" from their custody at Himmatnagar in Gujarat, today told the CBI court here that no trace of chili powder was found in their eyes.
While the CBI's contention is that Prajapati, an aide of gangster Sohrabuddin Shaikh, was killed in a fake encounter, according to Gujarat and Rajasthan police forces, he "escaped" from custody after throwing chili powder in policemen's eyes and was later killed in an alleged encounter.
The Mumbai court is currently conducting the trial in the case related to alleged fake encounters of Shaikh and Prajapati and killing of Shaikh's wife.
He referred them to an eye specialist who too did not find any foreign material in their eyes, Suvera said.
The CBI had named 38 people including many senior police officials as accused in its charge sheet. The court here discharged 15 of them.
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