New Delhi: The Gujarat Police on Tuesday arrested three IPS officials on a charge of murder for their alleged role in the death of a man in a <a href='http://www.ibnlive.com/news/jk-fake-encounter-cops-held/32665-3.html' fake encounter on November 22, 2005. The police has arrested former director of the Gujarat anti-terrorism squad, D G Vanjara, and SP of the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), Rajkumar Pandyan. Another officer from the Rajasthan ATS, Dinesh Kumar, has also been arrested. The three were allegedly involved in the killing of one Sohrabuddin Sheikh, who they falsely claimed was a Lashkar-e-Toiba operative on a mission to kill Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. Sohrabuddin Sheikh's wife, Kauser Bi was also with him at the time of the encounter. She is still missing.
"Its demoralising and the involvement of senior officials will have a demotivating effect on the police force"
"Politicians who give the instructions for such fake encounters must now be brought to book"