New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has announced a reward of Rs. 5 lakh for information on the two people killed along with college student Ishrat Jahan in an alleged fake encounter by Gujarat cops in 2004.
According to television reports, the agency has announced the reward for anyone who can come forward and give information about Zishan Johar and Amjad Ali Rana who were killed in this encounter.
The identity of the person would be kept confidential, reports added.
Nine years after the killings, the CBI submitted its first chargesheet earlier this month, calling the encounter a staged one.
The agency said the killing was a joint operation between the Gujarat Police and the state"s Intelligence Bureau.
Seven policemen have been accused of charges that include conspiracy, murder, and destruction of evidence. They include top officers DG Vanzara, already in jail, and PP Pande, who is absconding.
The CBI also said that it will further investigate the alleged roles of Rajinder Kumar, who was then the Gujarat station chief of the Intelligence Bureau and three other officers from his agency.
Ishrat Jahan, a 19-year-old college girl from Mumbai, was killed in an encounter along with three others on the outskirts of Ahmedabad in 2004. (ANI)