Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, who was granted bail by the Bombay High Court in the Malegaon blast case, today said that she is a victim of Congress’s conspiracy and due to which she has suffered nine years of injustice. “I am a victim of Congress’s conspiracy, nine years of injustice,” ANI quoted Sadhvi as saying. Sadhvi was one of the main accused in the Malegaon blast in which six persons were killed and nearly hundred others injured when a bomb strapped to a motorcycle had exploded on September 29, 2008, in Malegaon town of Nashik district, which is about 270km from Mumbai.
Sadhvi also alleged that she was subjected to extreme torture by the Mumbai ATS to make her agree to her role in a case that was tagged as ‘saffron terror’. Zee News quoted her as saying that she got no chance to express her views when she was in jail for the last nine years. She alleged that her arrest in 2008 was a part of a larger conspiracy hatched by the Congress party. She also slammed P Chidambaram for claiming the existence of ‘saffron terror’ in the country. She said that it was only because she was mentally strong she bear all what had happened, otherwise, the Congress had planned to finish her off, Zee News quoted her as saying.
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Earlier, on Tuesday, when she was released on bail, she claimed that a lot of injustice has been done to her and that she should have been acquitted instead of having to post bail. She said that she suffered a lot and that if someone else would have been in her place they would not have survived. Sadhvi was granted bail on Tuesday. However, co-accused Lt Col Prasad Shrikant Purohit’s bail plea has been denied by the court. Pragya Thakur had to furnish Rs 5 lakh bail amount along with three sureties of the same amount. She also had to submit her passport to National Investigation Agency (NIA) and she was told that she should not influence witnesses and also appear on specified dates in the trial court.