MANGALORE: The divisional bench of the State High Court has dismissed the ruling of the
single member bench ordering a CBI probe into the murder of advocate Naushad Kashimji in
The Divisional Bench has said that the single member bench prior to giving its order had not
heard the State government plea and that only rarest of rare cases can be entrusted to the CBI for
Still if the petitioners take the case before the single member bench again, there is scope to
appeal for a CBI probe by allowing the State Government to present its line of argument,
the Divisional Bench said. It may be recalled here that the state government had moved the
Divisional Bench challenging the ruling ordering for a CBI probe.
Naushad Kashimji who had taken up the case of Rasheed Malabari, an accomplice of Dawood
Ibrahim, was shot dead by unidentified assailants on the Falnir Sturrock Road in Mangalore
on Aril 9, 2009. Police had arrested six persons and had recovered revolver, Rs 3.5 lakh supari
amount and other goods from them.
If three have been bailed out, the other three are in Parappana Agrahara Jail in Bangalore.
Naushad?s wife Nusrat Jahan had filed the writ in the High Court seeking a CBI probe into her