DGP gets CBI clean Chit in Fake encounter case

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Gandhinagar: Former DGP of Gujrat Police PC Pandey accused of Sohrabuddin fake encounter case was given a clean chit by CBI court.

PC Pandey a 1972 batch IPS officer and former DGP of Gujrat police who was accused number 35 in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case was discharged by special CBI court and given a clean chit.

He was discharged due to the lack of government sanction as government sanction is required to prosecute police officers by section 197 of CRPC but this was not followed in his case.  He was also the Ahmedabad Police Commissioner during the 2002 post-Godhra riot.

He was appointed DGP of Gujrat Police in 2006.

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