Ahmedabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday arrested Gujarat IPS officer GL Singhal in connection with the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case.
Ishrat Jahan, along with Javed Sheikh alias Pranesh Pillai, Amjad Ali Rana and Zeeshan Johar were killed in an encounter on the outskirts of Ahmedabad on June 15, 2004.
The Crime Branch had then claimed the four were LeT members who had come to kill Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi.
The investigation in the case is being monitored by the Gujarat High Court. During the last hearing the court had asked CBI to submit a progress report by March 15.