Criminal history of Sohrabbuddin:
Sohrabbuddin was not an ordinary criminal as projected by the petitioner in the alleged encounter case. Sohrabuddin had spread his tentacles in four states viz. Gujarat, Rajasthan, MP and Maharashtra. He was working in tandemwith mafia dons like late Abdul Latif and Daud Ibrahim. With the active support of Dawood Ibrahim, Rasul Parti, and Mammumiya Panjumia, he was continuouslysmuggling in dangerous weapons and other contraband from Pakistan. In onecase alone, detected by the DCB crime branch of Ahmedabad, 24 AK-56 rifles,27 Hand grenades, 5250 cartridges and 81 magazines were recovered from oneof his family owned property in Madhya Pradesh.Following table showing offences registered in different states would makeit clear that Sohrabbuddin was not just an innocent person but a dreaded criminalworking across four states of India and was a serious threat to the security of thenation.
S.N.P.StnCriminal caseName of accused1DCB P StnIPC121,122,123,120b,188;3,5 TADAAct;4,5,6,25(6),1AExplosives Act;131,135Customs ActSohrabbuddin2Shahpur,AhmedabadCityIPC 467,468,4769,471along with Arms andExplosives ActSohrabbuddin and 31others3Navrangpura ,Ahmedabad CityIPC 307,427 along withArms and Explosives ActSohrabbuddin and 66others4Vejalpur ,Ahmedabad CityIPC 120B along with Armsand Explosives ActSohrabbuddin and 10others