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2007 Hyderabad's Twin Bomb Blasts Case Judgement, Today
Today, a court in Hyderabad will deliver the judgement on twin bomb blasts at Gokul Chat and Lumbini Park in Hyderabad, after Eleven years. The blast claimed the lives of 42 people and over 50 were injured.
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- August 27, 2018 08:56 IST
2007 Hyderabad's Twin Bomb Blasts Case Judgement, Today(representational image)
New Delhi: Today, a court in Hyderabad will deliver the judgement on twin bomb blasts at Gokul Chat and Lumbini Park in Hyderabad, after Eleven years. The blast claimed the lives of 42 people and over 50 were injured.
In june, the trial against four accused was shifted from a court located in Nampally court complex to a court hall located in the premises of Cherlapalli Central Prison in Hyderabad
After the completion of arguments and counter arguments on August 7, Srinivas Rao, a sessions Judge had posted the case for judgement on August 27.
In Saturday, the kins of the victims observed the 11th anniversary of the twin blasts that took place on August 25, 2007.
The Telangana Police's Counter Intelligence (CI) wing had probe the case and three charge sheets against the the accused were filed, some of whom are on the run.
The second Metropolitan Sessions Judge court, in August 2013, framed charges against Aneeq Shafiq Syed, Mohammed Sadiq, Akbar Ismail Choudhary and Ansar Ahmed Badhsah Sheikh - all alleged Indian Mujahideen operatives.
The four have been charged with section 302 (murder) and other relevant provisions of the IPC and sections of Explosive Substances Act in connection with the twin blasts. They have also been charged with regard to recovery of an unexploded bomb that was found under a foot overbridge at Dilsuknagar area in Hyderabad.
In October 2008, the alleged were arrested by Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad and later taken into custody by the Gujarat police.
Currently, the accussed are lodged in the Cherlapalli Central Prison.
During the trial, Nearly 170 witnesses were examined and cross-examined.
Explosion at Gokul Chat, a popular eatery's killed 32 people, while 10 more died at the open air theatre at Lumbini Park, a few metres from the state Secretariat.
The near-simultaneous blasts left more than 50 people injured.
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