Rediff News
All News
News APP

NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp
Rediff.com  » News » Zaheera's sister served notice

Zaheera's sister served notice

Source: PTI
March 10, 2006 09:30 IST
Get Rediff News in your Inbox:

The Vadodara police said a notice has been served on Thursday to Saheera Kalimuddin in Mumbai. She is the sister of Zaheera Sheikh, the prime witness in the Best Bakery case, who was sentenced to one year simple imprisonment by the Supreme Court.

Vadodara Police Commissioner Deepak Swaroop told PTI that a special team reached Mumbai and served a notice to Saheera. The team also launched a search for Zaheera and her mother Sherubnissa Sheikh in Mumbai.

Swaroop said notices have been sent to intelligence units in Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra, asking them to look out for Zaheera. Photographs of Zaheera and her family have also been pasted in the Hanuman Tekri area in Vadodara, apart from bus and railway stations and other public places.

Zaheera, who is originally from Basti district in Uttar Pradesh, had turned hostile in the Best Bakery case. A hig-powered committee of the Supreme Court found her to be a 'self-condemned liar' and she was sentenced to one-year simple imprisonment and a fine of Rs 50,000 for contempt of court.

Complete coverage: The Gujarat riots homepage

Get Rediff News in your Inbox:
Source: PTI© Copyright 2022 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.