Sohrabuddin case: CBI takes Amit Shah into custody

Written by: Samyuktha
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Ahmedabad, Aug 7: On receiving a nod from the Gujarat High Court, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday, Aug 7 took former Gujarat home minister, Amit Shah into custody, in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.

The CBI sleuths arrived at the Sabarmati jail early in the morning with a team of doctors, who conducted a routine medical check up of Shah before he could be taken in for the two-day remand.

On Friday, Aug 6, the HC remanded Shah in two-day CBI custody along with rejecting a plea for videography of his questioning.

While Shah"s lawyers, Mahesh Jethmalani had sought videography of the BJP leader"s interrogation, the CBI argued that it would be a waste of time.

The lawyer's plea seeking a stay on the order to approach a higher court was also rejected.

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