Gujarat HC rejects Zakia’s plea against SIT clean chit to Modi

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Ahmedabad, Oct 5 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court on Thursday rejected the plea of Zakia Jafri, the wife of slain former MP Ehsan Jafri, challenging a clean chit by the Special Investigation Team to then Chief Minister Narendra Modi and other top officials in the 2002 Gujarat riots.

The court rejected Zakia Jafri’s plea on allegations of “a larger conspiracy” behind the riots.

Ehsan Jafri, a Congress leader, was one of the 69 people killed when a large mob attacked Gulbarg Society in Ahmedabad on February 28, 2002.

–IANS

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