2005 Delhi serial blasts: One accused sentenced to 10 years imprisonment, two others let off

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New Delhi | Updated: February 16, 2017 6:43:05 PM

Delhi's Patiala House court today sentenced an accused to a ten years imprisonment, while other two were let off in the 2005 Delhi serial blast case.

At least 60 people were killed and more than 100 were injured in the blasts. (ANI) At least 60 people were killed and more than 100 were injured in the blasts. (ANI)

Delhi’s Patiala House court today sentenced an accused to a ten years imprisonment, while other two were let off in the 2005 Delhi serial blast case. While Tariq Ahmed Dar was sent to ten years rigorous imprisonment, other accused Mohammed Rafiq Shah and Mohammed Hussain Fazili were acquitted of all charges.

At least 60 people were killed and more than 100 were injured in the blasts.

In 2008, the court had framed charges against Dar, the alleged mastermind and two others for waging war against the national capital, collecting arms, conspiring, attempt to murder and murder .

The Delhi Police had chargesheeted Dar, his call details had allegedly proved that he was in touch with Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operatives.

The city police have registered three First Information Reports ( FIRs) separately in three different incidents that took place in Kalkaji Paharganj and Sarojini Nagar.

According to the prosecution, Dar, along with Abu Ozefa, Rashid, Sazid Ali, Abu Al Kama and Zahid had allegedly conspired to wage a war against the country and planned serial blasts. All these five co-accused have still not been caught and are said to be in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

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It added that Dar had allegedly conspired with the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants to carry out the bomb blasts in the national capital.

(With inputs from ANI and PTI)

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