Fake encounter

Five cops booked for staged encounter in UP’s Gorakhpur

The CJM had passed the order to probe the case on January 3 while hearing a petition filed by Shanti Devi, the mother of the deceased.

published on : 22nd January 2023

Nine policemen convicted in 2006 Etah fake encounter case

The case pertains to the fake encounter of a carpenter, Rajaram, in central UP’s Etah in 2006 for demanding wages for the work he had done in the kitchen of one of the accused.

published on : 22nd December 2022

Pilibhit fake encounter of 1991: Allahabad High Court convicts 43 cops

The court held that it is not the duty of the police officers to kill anyone merely because he or she is a dreaded criminal. 

published on : 15th December 2022

Congress protest over ‘fake’ encounter in Koraput

A Congress team led by the party’s district president Govind Patra also submitted a memorandum to the Malkangiri collector and SP in this connection. 

published on : 29th November 2022

Sacked IPS officer tied to Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case moves SC

While the HC permitted the ministry to sack him, it put the dismissal order on hold till September 19 to let him exercise his rights of seeking remedy from the Supreme Court. 

published on : 14th September 2022

51 killed, 139 injured in police 'encounters' since May 2021: Assam govt to Gauhati HC

Earlier, the court had ordered the government to file a detailed affidavit on the alleged fake encounters by the police. The court fixed the next hearing for July 29.

published on : 21st June 2022

Sikh men killing: HC rejects bail pleas of 34 former PAC constables in 1991 fake encounter case

The 11th one was a child whose whereabouts could not be traced and his parents were given compensation by the state.

published on : 27th May 2022

Fake encounter: Mixed reactions from Advocate fraternity

While one HC lawyer says that the Sirpurkar Commission report is ‘biased’, another believes that it champions the cause of Article 21  

published on : 21st May 2022

Army trial in Jammu and Kashmir ‘fake’ encounter

In December 2020, the army had completed the ‘summary of evidence’ in the Shopian fake encounter after the Court of Inquiry found that the trio was killed in the encounter.

published on : 4th April 2022

Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Number of hostile witnesses rises to 58

Another prosecution witness in the cases of encounters of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati today turned hostile before a special CBI court here, taking the number of such witnesses to 58.

published on : 15th May 2018

Judge Loya case: SC dismisses plea for SIT probe; says petitioners attempted to 'malign' judiciary

The apex court said that there is no merit in the filed petitions and there is no reason to doubt the statements of sitting judges.

published on : 19th April 2018

It’s a discharge of debt to the nation, says Justice Ranjan Gogoi

Just before the conference, the Supreme Court bench headed by Justice Mishra took up the petitions requesting for an independent probe into the death of Justice Loya, who was hearing the Sohrabuddin S

published on : 13th January 2018

Judge Loya's suspicious death: I was pressurised to withdraw plea in SC, says Congress leader Tehseen Poonawalla

Tehseen Poonawalla said he had told the senior advocate that he will not withdraw the petition as 'I have full belief in the institution.'

published on : 12th January 2018

Judge Loya's suspicious death: SC terms allegations serious, seeks autopsy report, records from Maharashtra government

The Supreme Court sought a response from Maharashtra government on pleas seeking an independent probe into it.

published on : 12th January 2018

Judge Loya’s son Anuj asked me to contact media if anything happened to his family: Friend

A friend of justice Loya's son claims that the family is under pressure and Anuj had told him to inform the media, or someone who could help out, in case anything happened to him.

published on : 1st December 2017

Sohrabuddin case: Special CBI court in Mumbai to start trial in alleged fake encounter 

Charges have been framed against 22 accused & summons have been sent to 20 witnesses for joining the trial and Sohrabuddin's brother Nayimuddin to also appear as a witness.

published on : 29th November 2017

Informal enquiries into Sohrabuddin trial CBI Judge Loya's suspicious death begin: Report

The police in Nagpur have reportedly started the informal inquiries into the death after The Caravan story broke.

published on : 26th November 2017

Judge's suspicious death in Sohrabuddin case: Absolutely necessary to conduct inquiry, says Justice AP Shah

Former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court Justice AP Shah in an interview to NDTV spoke out about all the allegations of foul play in the death of the Special CBI Judge Brijgopal Harikrishan Loya

published on : 24th November 2017

CBI court judge in Gujarat’s Sohrabuddin encounter case murdered? Scared family finally speaks up about shocking facts

Brijgopal Harkishan Loya's relatives have questioned the circumstances surrounding the judge’s sudden death and post mortem conducted without their permission, hinting at foul play.

published on : 21st November 2017

Sohrabuddin case: Bombay High Court issues fresh notices to IPS officers

The three officials were discharged on the ground that the CBI had failed to get prior sanction or the special permission to prosecute them and hence, they could not be prosecuted.

published on : 2nd November 2017
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