Sohrabuddin case: CBI summons Geetha Johri

Ahmedabad, Jul 29: The CBI today issued summons to Geetha Johri, the investigating officer in the fake encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and killing of his wife Kausarbi, and asked her to appear before the agency by August 10.

Johri, who had headed the probe in the case while she was with state CID, is currently posted as Police Commissioner of Rajkot city.

The CBI, which began investigation into the encounter case following the Supreme court order in January, has already questioned Johri twice before.

The apex court, while transferring the case to CBI, had minced no words in expressing displeasure at the failure of the state police's Special Investigation Team, headed by Inspector General of Police Johri, to identify the seven Andhra Pradesh police personnel who assisted the local police in the fake encounter.

Johri is in Britain at present and is expected to come back on August 6.

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