New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said the special CBI court discharging BJP president Amit Shah in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter killing case has vindicated the party's stand.
Using his personal twitter handle, Singh tweeted that he was "extremely pleased" to know that Shah was given a clean chit by the special CBI court.
"The court's verdict vindicates our stand," he tweeted.
Extremely pleased to know that the BJP national president Shri Amit Shah has been given a clean chit by the special CBI court.- Rajnath Singh (@BJPRajnathSingh) December 30, 2014
Special CBI Judge in Mumbai M B Gosavi today ruled that Shah could not be charged in the 2006 fake encounter case.
The court's verdict vindicates our stand.- Rajnath Singh (@BJPRajnathSingh) December 30, 2014
The CBI had charged Shah, then Minister of State for Home in Gujarat, as an accused in the killing of gangster Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati, who was said to have been an eyewitness to the encounter.