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SC to pronounce verdict on CBI probe into fake encounters
May 17, 2007 00:22 IST
The Supreme Court will pronounce its judgement on Thursday on the demand for a CBI investigation into the fake encounter killing of alleged extortionist Sohrabuddin Sheikh and his wife Kauser Bi.
A bench of Justices Tarun Chatterjee and P K Balasubramanyan had reserved the order on Tuesday after hearing various arguments supporting and opposing the demand.
While the Centre and Sohrabuddin's brother Rubbabuddin Sheikh had sought a CBI probe, the Gujarat government has strongly opposed the same.
On Tuesday, the court had expressed the view that the investigations being conducted by the Gujarat government were