Gopinath Pillai, Petitioner In Ishrat Jahan Case, Dies In Highway Accident

Petitioner In Ishrat Jahan Case Dies In Road Accident

Ishrat Jahan Case: Gopinath Pillai died on Friday morning.

New Delhi:  One of many petitioners within the Ishrat Jahan case, Gopinath Pillai, died in the present day after a street accident in Kerala. Gopinath Pillai was the daddy of Pranesh Kumar Pillai, who, together with Ishrat Jahan and two others, was shot lifeless by the Gujarat police in 2004.

Gopinath Pillai, a retired instructor, was on his option to Kochi for a medical check-up on Wednesday morning when his Maruti automobile reportedly braked instantly and was rear-ended by a truck. The automobile was wrecked and Mr Pillai, 77, was rushed to hospital with a number of wounds. He died this morning.

“We’re leaving nothing to likelihood and all facets of the accident are being totally probed,” stated an unnamed officer quoted by IANS.

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Ishrat Jahan, a 19-year-old school scholar, Pranesh and the 2 others have been shot lifeless close to Ahmedabad in June, 2004. Gujarat cops claimed that the 4 have been Lashkar e Taiba terrorists who had deliberate to assassinate Narendra Modi, who was then Chief Minister of Gujarat.This model was challenged in court docket by Gopinath Pillai, who demanded a CBI investigation.

The police stated Pillai’s son Pranesh had modified his identify to Javed Sheikh to marry a Muslim girl.

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