The constable told the court that a day after the incident, he was present at the spot and recorded the statement of a security guard in the presence of two others. Morani The brothers, Ali said, were out of town that day. The police also gave two answers on when and where the statements of the guards were recorded.
It is the case of the prosecution that alleged gangster Ravi Pujari wanted Obaid to get the overseas promotional rights of a show related to the film ‘Happy New Year’ and had made threat calls to the Moranis.
The court noted that the prosecution had not brought any concrete evidence to show that the 12 acquitted accused were in touch with the wanted accused, including the now extradited priest, and had committed the alleged offenses at their behest.
The court noted that while Ali had stated that none of his family members were present at his house at the time of the shooting, the watchman claimed that they were in the house. “According to Ali, the bullet was fired at the window while the janitor’s evidence shows, except for the car and the tree, the bullet did not hit any other object… He is far from the truth and he is a brought witness.”