Javed called Dubai four days before encounter

AHMEDABAD: Javed Shaikh, alias Praneesh Pillai, on June 10, 2004, just four days before the encounter, had placed a call to Dubai where he had previously worked.

This call came was made from his mobile when he was in Ahmednagar one day before he left for Nasik and picked up Ishrat, according to call detail records submitted.

During prior visits to UP, Javed had contacted Meraj Idrisi, who he knew from his time in Dubai and asked him to help him procure a pistol. Javed had received a call from a Gandhinagar PCO four days earlier on June 6, from where calls to Rajinder Kumar had initiated, before and after the call to Javed.