Major General, 6 Others Sentenced for Life in 24-year-old fake encounter case

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DIBRUGARH: A Summary General Court Martial (SGCM) of the Indian Army has convicted seven army personnel, including a dismissed Major General, in a 24-year-old fake encounter case, sentencing them to life in prison. However, army officials said that the judgment of life imprisonment needs to be confirmed by the competent authority, which can take a few months. Major… Read more »

High Court to monitor CBI investigations in Ishrat case

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Granting additional time to CBI for investigating the Ishrat Jehan fake encounter case of 2004, the Gujarat High Court told it would now monitor the probe. The court has asked the agency to submit a progress report by March 15. A division bench of justices Jayant Patel and Abhilasha Kumari observed that progress in investigation… Read more »

Ishrat encounter: High Court pulls up CBI over probe

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A strong view of the slow pace of the CBI’s investigation has taken by the Gujarat High Court in Ishrat Jehan fake encounter case of 2004. A division bench of Justices Jayant Patel and Abhilasha Kumari said, “After going through the status report submitted before us, prima facie it looks like nothing substantial has been done… Read more »