Ishrat Jahan encounter case: Amit Shah not named in CBI charge sheet

Ahmedabad, Feb 6: The CBI on Thursday filed second chargesheet in Ishrat Jahan encounter case.

In its second supplementary chargesheet, the CBI has not named former home minister of Gujarat, Amit Shah, but it has named former IB officer Rajendra Kumar as the main accused in Jahan's murder.

CBI has accused Rajendra Kumar of supplying arms

The CBI accused  Rajendra Kumar of supplying arms to former IPS officer GL Singhal.

Besides, Rajendra Kumar, three serving IB officers- P Mittal, M K Sinha and Rajiv Wankhede, have also been named for 'conspiracy' in Ishrat Jahan encounter.

CBI sources have said that there would be no further probe until fresh evidence emerges in encounter case.

On Tuesday, CBI said it has gathered enough evidence about the alleged role of the IB officers in the conspiracy behind the encounter.

CBI had provided to the Law Ministry additional documents and fresh submissions for an opinion on whether sanction is needed to prosecute Intelligence Bureau officers in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case.

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