fake encounter

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

Shahjahanpur court orders FIR against 18 policemen in 2004 fake encounter case

Superintendent of Police S Anand said that following the orders of the court, a case has been registered against 18 policemen at Jalalabad, and the crime branch will conduct a probe.

published on : 20th February 2022

Kin of three killed in encounter in Srinagar's Hyderpora area reject claim of police

The three families have also demanded return of the bodies which have been buried by the police quietly in north Kashmir's Handwara, for proper burial and inquiry.

published on : 18th November 2021

2002 encounter case: SC slams UP for laxity, directs it to deposit Rs 7 lakh towards interim cost

It said that the father of the deceased is running from pillar to post for the last 19 years to ensure that justice is given to him in the case registered against the accused, who were police officers

published on : 1st October 2021

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

Sohrabuddin 'fake encounter' case: Why not challenge discharge orders of IPS officers, Bombay HC to CBI

The Bombay High Court on Friday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) why it had not challenged trial court orders discharging IPS officials in the case of alleged fake encounter of Sohrabud

published on : 30th September 2017

Sohrabuddin case: Bombay High Court asks CBI why trial court order was not challenged

Justice Mohite-Dere also gave oral instructions to the CBI counsel to refrain from framing of charges against any accused persons in the case until October 12, next date of hearing in the High Court.

published on : 29th September 2017
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