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Court awards lifer to Mumbai serial blast accused Muzammil

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Published on 6 April 2016 10:27 AM GMT

Court awards lifer to Mumbai serial blast accused Muzammil
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Mumbai: The special Prevention Of Terrorism Act-2002 (POTA) court, on Wednesday, pronounced life imprisonment to Muzammil Ansari and two other among the 10 convicts of 2002-03 Mumbai serial blasts.

Muzammil Ansari, Wahid Ansari and Farhan Khot were found as the main culprits of 2002-03 serial blast at Mumbai, and have been sentenced to life imprisonment by the Special POTA Court.

The court has ordered to release the rest seven culprits after completion of the legal proceedings as they have already been through the punishment the court ordered for them.

Mumbai Serial Blast 2002-03:

Mumbai witnessed three serial blasts at different railway stations in Mumbai in 2002-03, which killed twelve people leaving 139 injured.

The first blast took place on December 6, 2002, at Central Railway Station. It injured 27 people.

Again on January 27,2003 the city witnessed a blast at Parley Railway Station which took a toll on one life, leaving 32 others injured.

The third blast took place in ladies coach of a train at Mulund Railway Station injuring 90 passengers.

Although the blasts were held at different time and places the investigation reports declared the involvement of same organisation behind it, so the case proceedings were done for them altogether.

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