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PP Pandey, who got bail in Ishrat Jahan case, reinstated as ADG of Police by Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Four days after a CBI court granted bail to suspended IPS officer P P Pandey in Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, Gujarat government on Monday revoked his suspension and reinstated him in service.

Ishrat Jahan. Image courtesy: IBNLive

“The state government has revoked the suspension order of P P Pandey and appointed him on the vacant cadre post of Additional Director General of Police (law and order), Gujarat state, Gandhinagar,” an order issued by state home department said.

Pandey was ADGP-CID (Crime) when he was arrested by the CBI in July 2013 after he surrendered before a court.

On February 5, a special CBI court here granted him bail in the 2004 fake encounter case of Ishrat Jahan and three others.

He was city Joint Commissioner of Police when the encounter took place.

PTI