CBI games are over in Sohrabuddin case

published on August 19, 2010

Soharabuddin case: Witness says was threatened by CBI
PTI – http://www.zeenews.com/news649257.html

Ahmedabad: A witness in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case has said he had gone underground as he feared that CBI, probing the case, would force him to make more false statements.

One Noor Mohammad Goghari told this to a court hearing the Popular Builder firing case yesterday in which he is an accused.

According to CBI chargesheet, firing at Popular builder in December 2004 was stage managed by some of the accused in fake encounter case with the purpose of lodging FIR against Sohrabuddin in Gujarat.

Goghari is shown as an witness in the chargesheet in the Soharabuddin fake encounter case and his statement, recorded under Section 161 of CrPC, has been included in it.

As per the statement, he has said he was threatened by IPS officers accused in the fake encounter case.

He told a court hearing Popular builder case that he did not appear during the last hearing as he feared that CBI would pick him up, make false statements on his behalf and implicate him in the fake encounter case.

In his application before additional sessions judge I B Waghela, who had issued warrant against him, Goghari said he was called to the CBI office for questioning in fake encounter case, where he had denied having information about the case.

He said the CBI officials pressurised him to make statements of their choice, saying they would help him out in the Popular Builder firing case.

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