05, Oct 2017
The 153 page Order partially allowed the criminal revision application of Zakia Jafri, holding that Magistrate BG Ganatra was wrong in holding (Order dated 26.12.2013) that he had no scope or powers to order criminal compliant further investigation.
Zakia Jafri had filed her criminal complaint before the Gujarat Police on June 8, 2006 and when it was not registered as an FIR, she approached the High Court and the Supreme Court. The Protest Petition was filed on April 15, 2013, rejected on December 26, 2013. On March 15, 2014 a criminal revision application was filed before the Gujarat High Court. After several hearings, the Order was passed on October 5, 2017.