Sohrabuddin Encounter

The Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case is the ongoing criminal case in Gujarat. Sohrabuddin Sheikh was killed in the police encounter on November 26, 2005, while he was in police custody. It was claimed that Sheikh was also involved in arms smuggling in Madhya Pradesh, and murder cases in Gujarat and Rajasthan.

Timelines
Sohrabuddin-encounter: Citing lack of evidence, CBI-court acquits all 22 accused

21 Dec 2018

Sohrabuddin-encounter: Citing lack of evidence, CBI-court acquits all 22 accused

A special CBI court on Friday acquitted all 22 accused in Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case saying there wasn't enough proof to show he was murdered.

Sohrabuddin encounter case: Bombay HC gives verdict on cops' discharge

10 Sep 2018

Sohrabuddin encounter case: Bombay HC gives verdict on cops' discharge

On Monday, the Bombay High Court dismissed petitions challenging the discharge of top cops in the Sohrabuddin Shaikh encounter case.

Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case: Gujarat's ex-DGP PP Pandey discharged

21 Feb 2018

Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case: Gujarat's ex-DGP PP Pandey discharged

Special CBI judge JK Pandya discharged former Gujarat DGP PP Pandey in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. He was charged along with other former police officers with conspiracy, illegal confinement and murder by the CBI.

Loya death: Don't cast aspersions on Amit Shah, says SC

22 Jan 2018

Loya death: Don't cast aspersions on Amit Shah, says SC

On the first hearing on Judge BH Loya's death, the SC said aspersions shouldn't be cast on BJP president Amit Shah, who isn't a party in the case.

CJI Dipak Misra-led bench to hear Judge Loya case

20 Jan 2018

CJI Dipak Misra-led bench to hear Judge Loya case

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra will hear PILs seeking independent probe into the death of CBI judge BH Loya.

SC: Issue of CBI Judge BH Loya's death is serious

12 Jan 2018

SC: Issue of CBI Judge BH Loya's death is serious

The Supreme Court has said the mysterious circumstances surrounding special CBI judge BH Loya's death is indeed a "serious matter." Judge Loya was hearing the controversial Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case when he "mysteriously" expired.

CBI Judge Loya's death: Bombay HC judges deny anything suspicious

27 Nov 2017

CBI Judge Loya's death: Bombay HC judges deny anything suspicious

AAP, Congress and CPM leaders and former Delhi HC judge AP Shah have been calling for a judicial probe in the death of CBI Judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya.

CBI judge Loya's death: CPI(M) demands high-level judicial probe

24 Nov 2017

CBI judge Loya's death: CPI(M) demands high-level judicial probe

Amid allegations of foul play in the death of special CBI judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya in 2014, the CPI(M) has demanded that a high-level judicial probe be conducted.

Sohrabuddin encounter: Gujarat top cop DG Vanzara, MN Dinesh discharged

02 Aug 2017

Sohrabuddin encounter: Gujarat top cop DG Vanzara, MN Dinesh discharged

Former Gujarat top cop DG Vanzara has been discharged in the 2005 Sohrabuddin Shaikh and Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounters due to lack of evidence and absence of sanction to prosecute him.