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Amit Jethwa: RTI Activist shot dead in Gujarat

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High Court of Gujarat has today instructed CBI to probe Gujarat RTI activist Amit Jethwa's murder

 

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will take over the probe into the murder of Right to Information (RTI) activist Amit Jethwa. The case has been transferred to the CBI after the Gujarat Police gave a clean chit to BJP MP Dinu Solanki in February 2012.

 

The court observed that investigation by the Gujarat police in the Jethwa murder case was far from satisfactory and to instil the confidence and sense of justice in the probe, the court is compelled to transfer it in the hands of CBI.

 

 

The court asked the CBI to carry forward further investigation and directed all officers who were involved in the probe so far to cooperate with the agency. The court also asked the earlier investigating officer to provide all probe-related papers to the CBI within 10 days.

 

 

Read the full story at CBI to probe Gujarat RTI activist Amit Jethwa's murder - India - Gujarat - ibnlive

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The High Court today instructed CBI to probe Gujarat RTI activist Amit Jethwa's murder

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will take over the probe into the murder of Right to Information (RTI) activist Amit Jethwa. The case has been transferred to the CBI after the Gujarat Police gave a clean chit to BJP MP Dinu Solanki in February 2012.

The court observed that investigation by the Gujarat police in the Jethwa murder case was far from satisfactory and to instil the confidence and sense of justice in the probe, the court is compelled to transfer it in the hands of CBI.

The court asked the CBI to carry forward further investigation and directed all officers who were involved in the probe so far to cooperate with the agency. The court also asked the earlier investigating officer to provide all probe-related papers to the CBI within 10 days.

Read the full story at CBI to probe Gujarat RTI activist Amit Jethwa's murder - India - Gujarat - ibnlive

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Yogi M. P. Singh

Hon'ble members-You informed the august forum as- The case has been transferred to the CBI after the Gujarat Police gave a clean chit to BJP MP Dinu Solanki in February 2012.

The court observed that investigation by the Gujarat police in the Jethwa murder case was far from satisfactory and to instil the confidence and sense of justice in the probe, the court is compelled to transfer it in the hands of CBI. High court has taken praiseworthy step which is the need of hour. We are witnesses of many instances when police officers in the state behave like volunteers of ruling party. Station officers in the police stations are posted by taking the opinion of local ruling party leaders and these officers act like henchmen of these leaders and can do any thing to prove his loyalty to political master.

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Hon'ble members-You informed the august forum as- The case has been transferred to the CBI after the Gujarat Police gave a clean chit to BJP MP Dinu Solanki in February 2012.

The court observed that investigation by the Gujarat police in the Jethwa murder case was far from satisfactory and to instil the confidence and sense of justice in the probe, the court is compelled to transfer it in the hands of CBI. High court has taken praiseworthy step which is the need of hour. We are witnesses of many instances when police officers in the state behave like volunteers of ruling party. Station officers in the police stations are posted by taking the opinion of local ruling party leaders and these officers act like henchmen of these leaders and can do any thing to prove his loyalty to political master.

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Reported by Dnaindia.com on Sep 25, 2012

Murder of RTI activist threat to judicial system, observes HC - India - DNA

 

Terming the murder of an RTI activist Amit Jethwa a direct threat to the judicial system and a challenge for the implementation of the RTI Act, Gujarat High Court today ordered a CBI probe into the case.

 

The division bench of Justices DH Vaghela and JC Upadhyay, today while conceding the demand of the RTI activist's father Bhikhabhai, also severely criticised the investigation into the case conducted by Gujarat police.

 

"The commission of murder, in the facts of the present case, amounted to an affront to the judicial system and a challenge to implementation of an Act of Parliament, with national repercussions and has to be viewed seriously," the bench has observed in its judgment.

 

A Right to Information (RTI) activist, Jethwa, who had filed numerous RTI applications and a PIL against illegal mining in Gir forest region, was shot dead outside the Gujarat High Court on July 20, 2010.

 

"Murder of a petitioner in a PIL and an RTI activist, in front of the High Court, could be read as a clear message to the concerned citizens that they may have to pay by their lives, if they insist upon using the tools placed in their hands by law and approach the court for redressal of public grievance against some individuals," court observed.

 

"Therefore, it is of utmost importance that the case on hand is thoroughly investigated and properly prosecuted by independent and competent officers, so as to inspire confidence and reaffirm faith of the people in rule of law," court has added.

 

Court has asked the central agency to complete further investigation and file the report, preferably within six months. "Till CBI files report to the court of competent jurisdiction, further proceeding pursuant to the chargesheets submitted by Gujarat police, shall remain stayed," court has ordered.

 

"Investigation in Jethwa murder case was far from fair, independent, bona fide or prompt... in the interest of justice and to instill confidence in the investigation into a serious case having far reaching implications that we order that further investigation int the case shall be transferred to CBI," the court observed.

 

"Investigation into the murder of the petitioner's son does not appear to have been carried out in conformity with the legal provisions," the court observed further.

 

The probe in this case, which was carried out under the supervision of SP of Crime Branch (Ahmedabad) Mohan Jha, has come under severe criticism from the court.

 

"The control exercised by Mohan Jha, in-charge of the Crime Branch at that time, all throughout and even after the orders for further investigation by this court, provides sufficient ground to conclude that the investigation was controlled and the line of investigation was determined and supervised so as to put to naught the suspicion raised by the family members of the deceased," it said.

 

Court has also, in its order, has cleared the motive behind the killing of Jethwa, as his being an RTI activist.

 

"So many people, whose vested interests may have been affected by his applications under the RTI Act, could have a motive to contribute into his killing," court has added.

 

"Therefore, it is imperative that proper and comprehensive investigation is undertaken by an agency, which is not under the control of the state government," it said.

 

Though the court has refrained from commenting on what line of investigation should have been taken, it has overtly expressed some doubts about the efforts by the state police, in "shielding" the BJP MP Dinu Bogha Solanki.

 

"It has come on record that Shiva Solanki (nephew of BJP MP and prime accused in the case) and DB (Dinu Bogha

Solanki) were living together in a joint family and no investigator could have been easily satisfied with the statements that they did not interact in respect of the conspiracy to commit a capital crime," court has observed.

 

Court has also directed the Gujarat police to hand over all the papers of the investigation to the CBI within 10 days and to cooperate with the agency.

 

After the pronouncement of the judgement, the government pleader requested for a stay of three weeks to challenge the order in the higher forum, which was rejected by the court.

 

Father of Amit, Bhikabhai had approached the high court saying that the state police had not properly investigated the case. Bhikabhai had alleged that BJP MP from Junagadh Dinu Solanki was behind the murder but the state government was shielding its own MP.

 

In its investigation Gujarat police had given clean chit to Solanki.

 

Gujarat police has arrested six people in the case including nephew of BJP MP Shiva Solanki and the sharp shooter Shailesh Pandya, who had fired at Jethwa.

 

"I am happy that the investigation will be carried out by the CBI. Now, I will get justice," Bhikhabhai said.

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amit.patel

Is there anyone pursuing this case thoroughly. Kindly post the latest development on this case as thousands of RTI activist envisaging justice in this case.

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Yogi M. P. Singh

Hon'ble members-Amit Jethwa: RTI Activist shot dead in Gujarat. Narendra Modi is B.J.P. Proposed prime ministerial candidate and already we are already having trouble with him for not appointing anti-corruption ombudsman iok-ayukta since 10 years in the state and if this murder mystery might have been not solved and conspirators were not booked then we are not like our Gujarati brothers. We believe in result.

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Ketan Modi

Dear All,

Late Amitbhai had informed me just two days prior to the incident about how a HC Judge had invited him for informal discussion and told him "why are asking for information commissioners' appointment? Why don't you approach us for appointment of Lok Ayukta? We can consider this plea." But within two days greedy fatherless political children got him outside HC. Sad for the entire community.

Ketan Modi

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amit.patel

Dear Singh sir,

 

Murder case and trial is jurisdictional process. It has got nothing to do with lok-ayukya and Narendra Modi.

We should believe and respect our constitutional and jurisdiction . I have googled this case but all news is 6 month ago. If you have got any new things to share on this case kindly share here. This is very crucial case for all RTI activist.

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BJP MP from Gujarat arrested for RTI activist's murder

 

 

Retorted by Business-standard.com on November 5, 2013

BJP MP from Gujarat arrested for RTI activist's murder | Business Standard

 

CBI today arrested BJP MP from Gujarat Dinu Bogha Solanki in connection with the murder of of RTI activist Amit Jethwa who had waged a crusade against illegal mining in Gir Forest in the state, the last home of Asiatic lions.

 

Solanki, Lok Sabha member from Junagarh, Gujarat, arrived at the CBI headquarters this morning and was questioned throught the day, after which a CBI team decided to place him under arrest.

 

CBI spokesperson Kanchan Prasad said "the Lok Sabha MP from Junagadh has been taken into custody in the case of murder of RTI activist Amit Jethwa.

 

"He will be produced in a Delhi court tomorrow. Probe in the case is in progress", he added.

 

CBI sources said the parliamentarian was unable to give satisfactory answers after which it was decided to place him under arrest.

 

Gujarat Police had arrested six persons, including Shiva Solanki, nephew of the BJP MP, and sharp shooter Sailesh Pandya who had shot at Jethwa outside the Gujarat High Court. All of them were questioned by CBI inside a jail after taking permission from the designated court.

 

Jethwa was an RTI and environment activist who had filed numerous RTI applications and a PIL against illegal mining in Gir forest region. He was shot dead on July 20, 2010.

 

The MP was confronted with the statements given by other arrested accused in the case.

 

The BJP MP had been given a clean chit by Crime Branch of Gujarat Police prompting the father of the deceased to approach the Gujarat High Court.

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Reported by telegraphindia.com on 06/11/2013

Held: MP cleared by Modi police

 

Held: MP cleared by Modi police

 

 

Ahmedabad, Nov. 5: The CBI has arrested a BJP parliamentarian who had been given a clean chit by Gujarat police that probed the murder of an RTI activist.

 

Dinu Solanki, the BJP MP from Junagadh, was taken into custody in Delhi today in connection with the murder of Amit Jethwa in July 2010.

 

The arrest came at a time Narendra Modi, Gujarat chief minister and BJP’s candidate for Prime Minister, has been holding up the state administration as an ideal model and attacking the UPA on corruption scandals.

 

Jethwa was crusading against illegal mining in the Gir forest, home of the Asiatic lion. His murder had triggered a nationwide uproar and raised questions about the safety of whistleblowers.

 

The activist was shot outside Gujarat High Court a few days after he had filed a petition against illegal mining that was allegedly controlled by the MP. Amit’s father Bhiku Jethwa had alleged that Dinu was behind the murder of his son.

 

The Junagadh MP went into hiding for months and released advertisements in local newspapers claiming he was innocent and declaring that he harboured “no ill-will towards Amit Jethwa”.

 

Gujarat police arrested six persons, including Dinu’s nephew Shiva Solanki, but gave a clean chit to the MP. Suspected sharpshooter Sailesh Pandya was among those arrested by the police.

 

A CBI probe was ordered after Amit’s father approached the high court, which pulled up the police for shoddy investigation. The police probe was “far from fair, independent, bona fide or prompt”, the court had said.

 

Dinu reached the CBI headquarters in Delhi this morning and was questioned throughout the day, after which he was placed under arrest.

 

“The Lok Sabha MP from Junagadh has been taken into custody in the case of murder of RTI activist Amit Jethwa. He will be produced in a Delhi court tomorrow. The probe is in progress,” CBI spokesperson Kanchan Prasad said.

 

During the course of the investigation, evidence came to light that Jethwa was collecting information through RTI about the alleged illegal activities of the accused, the spokesperson said in a statement.

 

The CBI had questioned in jail those arrested earlier by the police.

 

The father of slain RTI activist today said he always had full faith in the judiciary and the CBI. Bhiku, who has become a full-time RTI activist, said he felt vindicated and vowed to carry on the fight.

 

“I was disappointed when Gujarat police gave him (Dinu) a clean chit. But today I am happy. I feel vindicated that the CBI has found his involvement in the murder of my son,” Bhiku said.

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RTI Activist's Father Seeks Exemplary Punishment for MP

 

Reported by News.outlookindia.com on Nov 06, 2013

RTI Activist's Father Seeks Exemplary Punishment for MP

 

The father of slain RTI activist Amit Jethwa today demanded that exemplary punishment should be given to Junagadh BJP MP Dinu Solanki, who was arrested by CBI yesterday for allegedly having murdered his son.

 

"We are satisfied that finally CBI has arrested him (Solanki). This has also restored our faith in the judiciary," Bhikhabhai Jethwa told reporters here.

 

"We do not want to seek death penalty for him (the MP) since we do not believe in it, but he should be jailed for 40 to 100 years. It should be an exemplary punishment," he said.

 

Bhikhabhai and his family had maintained that Solanki had been the one who had got their son killed.

 

Following the murder, Bhikhabhai had waged a three-year long legal battle against the powerful BJP MP before the latter was arrested yesterday.

 

Amit Jethwa, an RTI and environmental activist, had filed numerous RTI applications and a public interest litigation (PIL) on June 28, 2010, against illegal mining in the protected Gir forest region. The PIL had impleaded Solanki and his nephew Shiva Solanki as respondents.

 

The RTI activist was shot dead 14 days later, on July 20, 2010.

 

Gujarat Police had arrested six people, including Shiva Solanki and sharp shooter Sailesh Pandya, who had allegedly shot Amit outside Gujarat High Court.

 

However, Gujarat police had ruled out involvement of the BJP MP in the murder.

 

The BJP MP had also been given a clean chit by the Gujarat Police Crime Branch, forcing Bhikhabhai to approach Gujarat High Court.

 

In his plea before high court, Bhikabhai had alleged that Gujarat police did not probe the case properly and that the state government was shielding the BJP MP.

 

High court had ruled that the Gujarat police probe in the case had been "far from fair, independent, bona fide or prompt" and had transferred the inquiry to CBI.

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CBI hoodwinking in RTI activist Jethwa's murder probe: SC

 

Reported by News.oneindia.com on November 11, 2013

CBI hoodwinking in RTI activist Jethwa's murder probe: SC - News Oneindia

 

New Delhi, Nov 11: The Supreme Court on Monday said the CBI was "hoodwinking" the procedure in its investigation into the murder of RTI activist Amit Bhikabhai Jethwa in which Gujarat BJP MP Dinubhai Boghabhai Solanki was arrested after being summoned as a witness.

 

"You are hoodwinking," a bench comprising justices S S Nijjar and F M I Kalifulla said after CBI counsel maintained that Solanki, who was called for questioning here, was arrested as there must have been material against him.

 

Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the two-time MP, said that he was called for questioning and arrested when his plea challenging the Gujarat High Court order for the CBI probe was pending in the apex court.

 

Further, he submitted that Solanki has also sought quashing of the summon to appear as witness in the case. He said the sitting MP is in CBI custody for six days and he should be released from the hands of the agency and sent to judicial custody.

 

However, the bench said it will hear the matter and seek CBI's stand on Friday.

 

The apex court in March had said, "The CBI may continue with its investigation, as directed, and complete such investigation, but the result of the investigation should be kept in a sealed cover."

 

 

 

A Delhi court on November 6 had granted a two-day transit remand to CBI to take the arrested BJP MP to Ahmedabad in connection with murder of Jethwa who had waged a crusade against illegal mining in Gir Forest, home of Asiatic lions.

 

Solanki, Lok Sabha member from Junagadh, was arrested on November 5 after he joined the investigation at CBI headquarters.

 

CBI has booked Solanki under Sections 120 B read with 302 IPC for conspiring to murder Jethwa in July 2010.

 

The agency alleged that he was "actively involved" in the conspiracy and he was arrested "after his answers were not satisfactory during the investigation and pointed towards his involvement in the crime".

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As reported in thehindu.com on 26 Nov 2013:

Solanki?s judicial custody extended - The Hindu

 

[h=1]Solanki’s judicial custody extended[/h]

A CBI court on Monday extended till December 9 the judicial custody of Junagadh BJP MP Dinu Bogha Solanki, arrested in RTI activist Amit Jethwa murder case.

 

Jethwa had filed several RTI queries and also a PIL in the Gujarat High Court with regard to illegal mining in Gir Forest, the abode of Asiatic Lion.

 

Solanki was arrested by the CBI in Delhi earlier this month for his alleged involvement in the killing of the activist and was brought to the city the next day on a transit remand.

 

The CBI, which had initially sought his 14-day custodial remand for further interrogation, was granted four-day remand.

 

After the remand period expired, the investigating agency produced him before the Court but did not seek further remand, following which ACJM H. S. Khutwad sent him to judicial custody till November 25.

 

ACJM Khutwad on Monday extended Solanki’s judicial custody till December 9.

 

The case was initially probed by the Gujarat Police, who had arrested six persons, including the MP’s nephew Shiva Solanki and alleged sharp-shooter Sailesh Pandya. Pandya is accused of gunning down Jethwa outside the Gujarat High Court on July 20, 2010.

 

However, the police had ruled out the possibility of Solanki’s involvement in the crime and gave him a clean chit, following which the slain activist’s father approached the High Court.

 

The High Court termed the police probe as “far from fair, independent, bona fide or prompt” and transferred the case to the CBI. - PTI

 

The BJP MP arrested in RTI activist Amit Jethwa murder case

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CBI files chargesheet against BJP MP in RTI activist murder case

 

 

Reported by Ibnlive.in.com on 21.12.2013

CBI files chargesheet against BJP MP in RTI activist murder case

 

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday filed a chargesheet against Bharatiya Janta Party's (BJP) MP from Junagarh Dinu Solanki in the murder case of RTI activist Amit Jethwa.

The BJP MP from Junagarh was earlier questioned by the CBI in connection with Jethwa's murder case in July 2010 and was subsequently arrested in November. His nephew Shiva Solanki and five others were lodged in jail in the same case. Jethwa had been campaigning against illegal mining in the Gir reserve. His family had claimed that the MP had hatched the conspiracy to kill Jethwa.

CBI had registered a case on the directions of the Gujarat High Court which in its order had criticised the state police for their shoddy investigations in the murder.

Jethwa was a Right to Information (RTI) and environment activist who had filed numerous RTI applications and a PIL against illegal mining in Gir forest region. He was shot dead outside the Gujarat High Court on July 20, 2010.

The killing had sparked an uproar among RTI activists across the country who had raised concerns over the safety of such whistle blowers, prompting the father of the deceased to move the High Court demanding a CBI probe. In his plea before the High Court, Bhikabhai had alleged the state police had not properly probed the case and the state government was shielding the BJP MP.

Jethwa had filed several petitions in the Gujarat High Court, including a Public Interest Litigation in connection with illegal mining in Gir forests in Junagadh district which is a protected area and last home to Asiatic lions.

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RTI activist's murder: Case against BJP MP committed for trial

 

 

Reported by Zeenews.india.com on January 04, 2014

RTI activist`s murder: Case against BJP MP committed for trial

 

Ahmedabad: The special CBI court here on Saturday committed the case against BJP MP from Junagadh Dinu Bogha Solanki, the prime accused in the murder of RTI activist Amit Jethwa, to the sessions court for trial.

Chief Judicial Magistrate (CBI cases) HS Khutwad committed the case, paving the way for start of the trial.

The court also provided copy of the chargesheet to Solanki. Earlier, after the copy was denied to him, he had moved the high court, but got no relief.

The CBI says in the chargesheet that the MP was involved in a criminal conspiracy that led to murder of Jethwa, who had raised voice against illegal mining in Gir forest, the only sanctuary of Asiatic lions.

The chargesheet says that Solanki was in contact, through his mobile phone, with the killers at the time of murder. The central agency has not revealed statements of two witnesses, saying that they would be revealed at the appropriate time.

Solanki was arrested on November 5 by CBI in Delhi after questioning. At present he is in judicial custody.

 

Gujarat Police had earlier arrested six persons, including Shiva Solanki, nephew of the BJP MP, and sharp- shooter Sailesh Pandya who allegedly shot Jethwa dead outside the Gujarat High Court on July 20, 2010.

 

Jethwa had filed numerous RTI applications about illegal mining in Gir. He had also filed a public interest litigation on the issue.

 

Gujarat police's crime branch gave a clean chit to Solanki, after which Jethwa's father approached high court, which termed the police probe as "far from fair, independent, bona fide or prompt", and transferred the case to CBI.

 

Solanki has also filed an application before the magistrate's court saying that police demanded a bribe of Rs 5,000 for not putting hand-cuffs on him. The court recorded his statement and sent it to the sessions court in a sealed cover along with case papers.

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ITEM NO.42 COURT NO.7 SECTION X

 

 

S U P R E M E C O U R T O F I N D I A

RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS

 

WRIT PETITION (CRL.) NO(s). 82 OF 2014

 

DINUBHAI BOGHABHAI SOLANKI & ANR Petitioner(s)

 

VERSUS

 

STATE OF GUJARAT & ORS Respondent(s)

 

 

(With appln(s) for stay,bail and office report ))

 

Date: 06/05/2014 This Petition was called on for hearing today.

 

CORAM :

HON'BLE MR. JUSTICE SURINDER SINGH NIJJAR

HON'BLE MR. JUSTICE A.K. SIKRI

 

 

For Petitioner(s)

Mr. Mukul Rohatgi, Sr.Adv.

Mr. Harin P. Raval, Sr.Adv.

Mr. Anando Mukherjee, Adv.

Ms. Divya Anand, Adv.

Mr. Saurabh Kirpal, Adv.

Mr. Nikhil Jain,Adv.

 

For Respondent(s)

Mr. Mukul Gupta, ASG

Mr. T.A. Khan, Adkv.

Mr. B.V. Balramdas, Adv.

 

Ms. Kamini Jaiswal, Adv.

Mr. Abhimanue Shrestha, Adv.

Mr. Shri Krishha Tiwari, Adv.

Ms. Shilpi Dey, Adv.

Ms. Shumaila Altaf, Adv.

 

 

UPON hearing counsel the Court made the following

O R D E R

 

 

The Writ Petition is disposed of in terms of

the signed order.

 

 

 

(Sukhbir Paul Kaur) (Indu Bala Kapur)

Court Master Court Master

(Signed order is placed on the file)

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

CRIMINAL ORIGINAL JURISDICTION

 

WRIT PETITION(CRIMINAL) NO. 82 OF 2014

 

 

DINUBHAI BOGHABHAI SOLANKI AND ANOTHER Petitioner(s)

 

Versus

 

STATE OF GUJARAT AND OTHERS Respondent(s)

 

 

O R D E R

 

 

 

We have heard learned counsel for the

 

parties.

 

It has been pointed out by Mr. Mukul

 

Rohatgi, learned senior counsel appearing for the

 

petitioners that the proceedings arising out of F.I.R.

 

No. RC.11(S)/2012 SCU.V/SC.II/CBI are pending before

 

the C.B.I. Court whereas the proceedings arising out of

 

F.I.R. No. 1 - C.R. No. 163 of 2010 are pending in the

 

City Sessions Court, Ahmedabad.

 

In the interest of justice, we direct that

 

the proceedings in F.I.R. No. 1 - C.R. No. 163 of 2010

 

be also transferred to C.B.I. Court.

 

This course is acceptable to all the

 

parties.

 

We may also note that Petitioner No.2 has

 

filed an application for bail. We are of the considered

 

opinion that the aforesaid application should be made

 

before the C.B.I. Court where the matter is now

 

...2/-

-2-

 

pending. Let the application for bail be decided

 

within a period of two months in accordance with law.

 

The Writ Petition is, accordingly,

 

disposed of.

 

 

 

 

........................J.

(SURINDER SINGH NIJJAR)

 

 

 

.........................J.

(A.K. SIKRI)

 

New Delhi,

May 06, 2014.

 

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akhilesh yadav

A plea before the Gujarat High Court alleged here today that an imprisoned accused in the RTI activist Amit Jethwamurder case runs an extortion racket from jail and allegedly intimidated a Patan-based petitioner to pay Rs 20 lakh he owed to a city-based moneylender.

 

Responding to a plea filed by petitioner Jitendra Thakkar, the Gujarat High Court issued notices to the Gujarat Home Secratary, the Director General of Police (CBI), the Inspector General (Prisons), the Police Inspector of Harij police station and Shailesh Pandya, the accused in the RTI activist's murder.

 

Read more at: RTI murder accused manages extortion from jail: Plea | Business Standard News

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MANOJ B. PATEL

In Gujarat state accused criminals can operate from inside jail also. This is the example.

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Sajib Nandi

Jethwa's father Bhikhalal alleged that 105 out of total 195 prosecution witnesses of the case have turned hostile during the day to day hearings of the case conducted by the CBI court here till now.

 

While admitting the plea to recall the hostile witnesses, Pardiwala issued notice to the CBI to furnish its reply and also stayed the trial court proceedings till April 5, when the matter would be heard again by the high court.

 

Read more at: fullstory

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Prasad GLN

That is the ultimate fate. The activist is not alone murdered, The act and civilization was murdered. We receive several posts on such threats from various persons for seeking information on sensitive issues and precautions to be taken.

We have been advising them that there is no guarantee or protection for human lives and all these protections are imaginary, and no one can save citizen, if the other party is powerful and organized.

Now imagine, if 105 PWS out of 195 in a prosecution filed by CBI turned hostile, and all these happened when a writ/PIL was filed and the stage of murder is before HC, where is the guarantee for a common man ?

Scams are not new in any country. Inspite of all the scams, the country continue to perform well. Your contribution may not be given due merit/credit after a year. Do take care of your families, your personal protection and jump only when you are capable of withstanding all these pressures.

In Hindu philosophy, son's death before father, and father moving to courts for justice for son's sake are treated as most sinful yugadharma. Hearty condolences to activist's father, and appreciation for continuing the fight for justice. May his Soul rest in peace. These are the two sentences any one can say, but can it bring the activist alive ? What is the ultimate result of his sacrifice ? Who were finally effected due to his loss ?

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[h=1]Decide on change of prosecutors: HC[/h]Ahmedabad: Gujarat high court on Monday told the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to take a decision within two days on changing public prosecutors in the fresh trial that is to be conducted in the controversial murder case of RTI activist Amit Jethava.

 

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