Encountered Sohrabuddin Sheikh
Ahmedabad, April, 28 : Deputy Commissioner of Police Abhay Chudasama was today arrested in connection with the Sohrabuddin Sheikh case, the fourth IPS officer to be taken into custody in the fake encounter episode.
CBI DIG P Kandaswamy said they have arrested Chudasama, the city crime branch DCP. He is accused of conspiring to kill Sohrabuddin.
In 2005 he was posted superintendent of police in Valsad district in south Gujarat.
This is the first arrest by CBI after the Supreme Court handed over the inquiry to investigating agency on January 12 to probe into the alleged fake encounter of Sohrabuddin and bumping off his wife Kauserbi and an accomplice.
Sohrabuddin was allegedly killed by Gujarat Police with the help of their Andhra Pradesh counterparts in November 2005 claiming that he was planning to kill Chief Minister Narendra Modi.