Tuesday, May 15, 2012

May 10, 2012 Press Release ZAKIA JAFRI CASE

May 10, 2012
Press Release

Complainant and Victim Survivor Zakia Ahsan Jafri assisted by Citizens for Justice and Peace filed a detailed application before the Metropolitan Magistrate MS Bhatt pointing out that crucial documents are missing from the records submitted to her by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on May 7. Hearing on the matter has been fixed for May 19.

The Preliminary Inquiry Report filed by AK Malhotra dated 12.5.2010 and the analysis on it submitted by SIT Chairman RK Raghavan dated 14.5.2010 on the basis of which Amicus Curiae Raju Ramachandran had filed his reports. It is integral for the complaint to have these documents to argue the protest petition and for the Magistrate to have a full sense of the Inquiry and Investigation documents.

Other documents that have been requested because they are missing are IPS officer Rahul Sharma’s CDs submitted before the SIT, Fire Brigade registers, Ashok Narayan then ACS Home s statement made in preparation for the State Assembly on the Godhra tragedy, CRPF and RPF officers statements on Godhra 

Teesta Setalvad, Secretary,  Citizens for Justice and Peace

Other Trustees:
I.M. Kadri                                  Arvind Krishnaswamy                Javed Akhtar
Cyrus Guzder                            Alyque Padamsee                     Anil Dharker
Nandan Maluste                        Javed Anand                              Rahul Bose                   
Cedric Prakash                          Ghulam Pesh Imam

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