Former IPS officer of Gujarat, DG Vanzara, was granted bail by the Bombay High Court in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case on Thursday.
Vanzara was arrested on April 24, 2007, along with two other IPS officers Rajkumar Pandian and Dinesh MN, in connection with the alleged staged encounter killing of gangster Sheikh, who was claimed to have links to Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba.
Sheikh’s wife Kausar Bi was also alleged to have been killed by the Gujarat police.
Justice AM Thipsay ordered the release of Vanzara on a bond of Rs two lakh and one surety of the like amount or a bond of Rs one lakh and two sureties of the same amount, whichever suited him.
The judge asked Vanzara to surrender his passport to CBI and present himself before the trial court in Mumbai every Monday, Wednesday and Friday till the hearing of the case concludes.