No CBI probe as of now into Naushad murder case

Posted on Feb 3rd, 2012 and filed under Local News.

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

Mangalore.

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

investigation.

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

husband?s murder.

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