Ishrat Jahan shootout: SC to hear Pandey's plea

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear Monday a plea by Additional DGP Gujarat Police P.P. Pandey to restrain the CBI from arresting him in the Ishrat Jahan staged shootout case.

The apex court bench headed by Chief Justice P. Sathasivam said the matter will be heard Monday after P.P. Pandey's counsel made a mention of his petition.

The Gujarat High Court had earlier declined to restrain the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) from arresting Pandey in connection with the 2004 killings of Ishrat Jahan and her three associates in a staged shootout.


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