Ishrat Jehan’s family on Tuesday held a press conference in Mumbai after a judicial probe on Monday revealed that the 19-year-old was killed by the Gujarat police in 2004 in a fake encounter.
The report said that Ishrat and others were killed in the fake encounter so that police officials could get rewards and promotions. Top Gujarat police officers have been accused of her murder.
He alleged that an encounter specialist from Mumbai may have helped the Gujarat police in picking up Ishrat from Mumbai. He also thanked the media for help.