|
|
|
|
|
29th Muharram 1436 | Sunday, Nov 23, 2014
India

Narendra Amin gets bail in Sohrabuddin fake encounter case

Tuesday, 5 March 2013
Comments(0)
March 05:

The Bombay High Court today granted bail to suspended Gujarat ACP Narendra Amin, an accused in the 2005 alleged fake encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and subsequent murder of Kausar Bi, on medical grounds. The High Court also accepted Amin's argument that he has already spent six years behind the bars in the alleged fake encounter case. Justice Abhay Thipsay, however, stayed the operation of the order for two weeks after CBI counsel Hiten Venegaokar sought time to move the Supreme Court to challenge the bail. Amin was granted bail on a bond of Rs 30,000 after his counsel argued that he was undergoing treatment at the Ahmedabad civil hospital for various health ailments. Amin and Gujarat DSP M L Parmar, also an accused in the alleged fake encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and his wife Kausar Bi, along with inspector Balkrishna Rajendra Prasad, had moved the court last year seeking bail. The High Court had last month rejected Parmar's bail application and called for Amin's current medical report. It also said that the trial should be completed within a year. Senior counsel Mahesh Jethmalani, who initially represented Amin, had argued that apart from other contentions concerning the merits of the case, the high court should also take into account the health condition of the accused who is admitted to the civil hospital in Ahmedabad. Jethmalani had contended that the only role attributed to Amin was that he was present at the cremation of Kausar Bi along with other accused police officials. Venegaokar said not only was Amin present during the cremation of Kausar Bi but had also joined another police sub- inspector to the spot of her cremation. Advocate Amit Nair, appearing for Parmar, had argued that his client had been in jail for more than five years. Nair submitted that Parmar was not even part of the encounter team or present during the cremation. PTI

Latest News

Carlsen retains world chess title, punishing Anand's misadventure

World chess champion, Norway's Magnus Carlsen retained his title, defeating Indian challenger Viswan ...

Two killed in road accidents of differnent cases

A 35-year-old woman died of injuries which she suffered after falling down from a running auto-ricks ...

Unidentified man found dead in yousufguda

The SR Nagar police on Sunday found the body of an unidentified man near KK Towers of Yousufguda on Sunday morning. The deceased was age ...

Related News

2,600 prodigal kids dazzle in Abacus math ...

About 2,600 boys and girls from 15 states across the country Sunday participated in the 11th edition of the national Abacus, brain gym and ...

Five new born babies die in Ludhiana hospital

Five new born babies died in a government hospital in Punjab's Ludhiana during delivery, leading to protests from affected families. Hosp ...

Muslims in India more prosperous than in Pakistan: BJP

Ahead of Assembly polls, BJP today attempted to strike a chord with the Muslim population here in Ja ...

Post new comment

To combat spam, please enter the code in the image.

Rs. 26170 (Per 10g)

Opinion Poll
Don't you think Arshad Ayub should have been made the manager not only for Tests but also ODIs for India's Oz tour?
YesNoCan't say

Matrimony | Photos | Videos | Search | Polls | Archives | Advertise | Letters

© The Siasat Daily, 2012. All rights reserved.
Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Abids, Hyderabad - 500001, Telangana, India
Tel: +91-40-24744180, Fax: +91-40-24603188
contact@siasat.com