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2005 Delhi Serial Blasts: Court acquits 2 suspects, convicts one

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth SrivastavaBy Samarth Srivastava

Published on 16 Feb 2017 1:52 PM GMT

2005 Delhi Serial Blasts: Court acquits 2 suspects, convicts one
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2005 Delhi Serial Blasts: Court acquits 2 suspects, convicts one
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New Delhi: The Patiala House Court of Delhi on Thursday acquitted Mohammed Rafiq Shah and Mohammed Hussain Fazili, accused of 2005 Diwali-eve serial blasts in the national capital. The third accused Tariq Ahmed Dar has been sentenced to 10 years of prison.

About 60 people had lost their lives while more than 200 were injured in the blasts which had taken place at three places- Sarojini Nagar, Paharganj and Kalkaji - on October 29, 2005, day before the festival of Diwali. The blasts were conspired by Lashkar-e-Taiba.

Rafiz Shah was called the main mastermind of the deadly attack.

Earlier, Farooq Ahmed Batloo and Ghulam Ahmed Khan had pleaded guilty and were let off by the court. Both of these were accused of terror funding.

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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