sohrabuddin encounter case

A special CBI court in Mumbai on Friday said there is not enough proof to prove murder and has acquitted all 22 accused in the 2005 Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case.(HT Photo)

No proof that Sohrabuddin encounter fake, says CBI court; acquits 21 cops

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2018 02:39 PM IST
A total of 22 people, mostly junior officers of the Gujarat police, were on trial for killing Shaikh, a gangster with alleged terror links, and his wife Kausar Bi in an alleged fake encounter in November 2005. His aide Tulsiram Prajapati was killed in another ‘fake’ encounter in December 2006.
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