Ishrat Jahan's family alleges threat

Last Updated: Fri, Jul 12, 2013 10:36 hrs

Mumbai: Deceased teenager Ishrat Jahan's family has alleged that they are receiving threats to their life from unknown persons.

Ishrat's family members claimed that recently few men came to their house and started banging the door at around 2:30 am.

They said the unidentified men said they were policemen.

Their lawyer Vrinda Grover has written to Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami on the issue and has sought security for the family.

The Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) last week submitted its first chargesheet in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case in the Gujarat High Court where it claimed that the teenager was not a terrorist and was killed in a fake encounter by officers of state police and Intelligence Bureau (IB).

Ishrat was gunned down by the Gujarat Police along with Javed Ghulam Sheikh alias Pranesh Kumar Pillai, Amjad Ali alias Rajkumar Akbar Ali Rana and Jisan Johar Abdul Gani in Ahmedabad on June 15, 2004.

The police alleged that Ishrat and three others were LeT militants who conspired to assassinate Gujarat Chief Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Narendra Modi.

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