AAP Slams CBI for its Handling of Fake Encounter Case

Published: 30th December 2014 04:54 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th December 2014 04:54 PM   |  A+A-


DELHI: Slamming the CBI after a pecial CBI court discharged BJP president Amit Shah in the Sohrabuddin and Tulsi Prajapati fake encounter case, the Aam Aadmi Party today said there were "glaring discrepancies" in what is in the chargesheet and way the case was argued before the court.

The party said the way the CBI has argued the case, it is nothing but a "blatant" and "open" misuse of country's premiere agency.

It said that for all these days the CBI had been arguing that Shah was a main accused, but it changed its stand and made him "one of the accused" in the case.

Senior AAP leader Yogendra Yadav demanded that the CBI should challenge the order in the High Court.

"This is nothing, but a blatant misuse of the CBI by the BJP," Yadav said.

Last week, the Aam Aadmi Party accused the CBI of taking a 'U turn' and "weakening" the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.

Addressing a news conference here, party leaders Ashish Khetan and Yogendra Yadav alleged that the CBI was presenting a "wishy washy and weak" case to the court in Mumbai to give Shah an escape route.

They added that a battery of Shah's lawyers argued before the court for two days, while a "junior" CBI lawyer presented his case in just 15 minutes.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp