Articles tagged under: Amit Jethwa

Amit Jethwa murder case – CBI court give life terms to all seven accused including former MP, imposes over Rs 59 lakh fine

July 11, 2019
Amit Jethwa murder case – CBI court give life terms to all seven accused including former MP, imposes over Rs 59 lakh fine

Ahmedabad: A designated CBI court here today sentenced life terms to the seven accused of the sensational murder of RTI activist Amit Jethwa, including former BJP MP Dinu Bodha Solanki. The court of designated CBI court judge K M Dave which had held them guilty in this nine year old case on July 6 and reserved the verdict to be delivered today also imposed a total fine of Rs 59,25,000 on the accused. Jethwa (35) was shot dead near high court on July 20, 2010, the day when he had...Read More

Former MP, six others convicted in Amit Jetwha murder case

July 06, 2019
Former MP, six others convicted in Amit Jetwha murder case

Ahmedabad: CBI court has convicted seven including former Lok Sabha member Dinu Bogha Solanki in year 2010 Amit Jethwa murder case. Among those convicted are Shailesh Pandya, Udaji Thakor, Shiv Pachan, Shiva Solanki, Bahadursinh Vadher (police constable), Sanjay Chauhan and Dinu Bogha Solanki(former MP). CBI lawyer demanded life imprisonment for the accused against which a lawyer representing the accused demanded lesser sentence considering the age of former MP. CBI Court sent all accused to ju...Read More

Supreme Court denies bail to Junagadh MP Dinu Solanki

November 20, 2013

New Delhi, 20 November 2013 A Supreme Court bench of Justices SS Nijjar and FM I Kalifulla on Tuesday denied bail to BJP MP from Junagadh Gujarat Dinu Solanki in connection with the murder of activist Amit Jethava. The decision was taken by the court after CBI's submission that they needed at least six more weeks to probe the case and Solanki was required to be confronted with other accused. The Supreme Court will hear the matter on 3 January. Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi...Read More

CBI hoodwinking in Jethwa murder probe

November 12, 2013

New Delhi, 12 November 2013 The Supreme Court on Monday said the CBI was "hoodwinking" the procedure in its investigation into the murder of RTI activist Amit Bhikabhai Jethwa in which Gujarat BJP MP Dinubhai Boghabhai Solanki was arrested after being summoned as a witness. "You are hoodwinking," a bench comprising justices S S Nijjar and F M I Kalifulla said after CBI counsel maintained that Solanki, who was called for questioning here, was arrested as there must have...Read More

CBI team reaches Kodinar with Dinu Solanki

November 08, 2013

Junagadh, 8 November 2013 Dinu Solanki, BJP Lok Sabha MP from Junagadh, Gujarat who is accused of playing role in year 2010 Amit Jethwa murder case was today taken to Kodinar. Solanki is on four days remand. Investigation agency Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) today took him to Kodinar and carried out search at his farm house and residence. Read More

4-day remand for Dinu Solanki in Amit Jethwa murder case

November 07, 2013

Ahmedabad, 17 October 2013 CBI court at Ahmedabad's Mirzapur area today sent Gujarat BJP's Junagadh MP Dinu Solanki to four days remand in year 2010 Amit Jethwa murder case. Dinu Solanki's advocate Mitesh Amin said, "we opposed CBI's demand to give 14 days remand. The court partly allowed CBI application and gave remand till 11 November 3.00 pm." Solanki's lawyer told court that Solanki was arrested at this stage because he is associated with a political party. S...Read More

Delhi court grants two days transit remand of Dinu Solanki

November 06, 2013

New Delhi, 6 November 2013 Delhi based Saket court has granted two days transit remands of Gujarat BJP MP Dinu Solanki. CBI had requested for transit remand because the case belongs to Ahmedabad. Solanki will be produced in Ahmedabad based CBI court where rest of the court battle will be fought. Solanki was arrested yesterday by CBI after 7-8 hours of questioning in connection with year 2010 Amit Jethwa murder case. Solanki is BJP MP elected from Junagadh Lok Sabha sea...Read More

CBI arrests Junagadh BJP MP Dinu Solanki in Amit Jethwa murder case

November 05, 2013

New Delhi, 5 November 2013 The Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) on Tuesday arrested Gujarat BJP MP from Junagadh Dinu Bogha Solanki in Amit Jethwa murder case. Solanki had to appear before CBI today morning following an order by court. After several hours of questioning he was arrested. Jethwa was murdered in July 2010. He had been campaigning against illegal mining in the Gir reserve. His family claims that the MP had hatched the conspiracy to kill Jethwa. Th...Read More

Busy Friday for Amdavad reporters who do court reporting

October 07, 2011

Ahmedabad, 7 October, 2011 Media persons in Ahmedabad will on Friday remain busy in courts. Hearing on Ishrat Jahan encounter case, Lokayukta case and Amit Jethwa murder case will be held today in Gujarat High Court. In Ahmedabad rural court, Sanjiv Bhatt's bail and remand plea will be heard and decision could arrive. Read More