Amit Shah has been accused of calling up police officials involved in the encounter. CBI claimed that they have got enough evidence against Shah.
The Anti-Terrorism Squad of the state has been accused of killing Sheikh in a staged encounter on Nov 26, 2005 in Ahmedabad.
CBI registered a case against the policemen of Gujarat and Rajasthan who were allegedly involved in the murder following a Supreme Court order on Jan 12. CBI had made the first arrest in this case detaining Gujarat's high profile IPS officer Abhay Chudasama, Ahmedabad's Deputy Commissioner of police.