Citizens for Justice and Peace

ODH Trial Details

08, May 2017


The CJP has been
supporting the legal battle of the survivors of the Odh Massacre
(formerly CR 23/2002 now CR 45/2009). Judgement is scheduled for
Monday April 9 2012. We attached herewith a detailed list of
backgrounders for your easy reference.
These include:


The Chargesheet that
contains the list of Deceased
(27 persons died in three separate incidents between
Marc h 1-2 2002)


List of Accused in the Odh Chargesheet
There are a total of 47 chargesheeted, two are absconding, one died
during the course of the trial

List of 20 Witnesses who deposed and supported the prosecution

Chart/File showing discrepancies in Investigation: This includes
the extremely questionable Anticipatory Bail Order sought by 18 of
the accused in 2002 and easily granted by the Judge; the ABA was
not opposed by the state appointed Public Prosecutor;

There is the issue of
Missing remains of dead relatives;

There is the issue of
the Fire Brigade coming and being sent off despite police presence

This trial was stayed
on 23-11-2003, ordered to be further investigated by SIT, stay
lifted and Trial commenced after the SC Order of 1-5-2009;

SIT member and senior Gujarat cop in charge of Odh and Godhra,
Shivanand Jha was removed from the SIT by a SC Order dated

Chart showing Discrepancy in Investigations

Detailed Written arguments were filed by us in January-February

Advocates Irshad Mansuri and Nasir Shaikh appeared for the
survivors in this case.



Listof witneses

Discrepancyin investigation

List of accused





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