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Quantum of sentence in the 2006 Mumbai blasts likely to be announced today

News Agencies | Updated on: 14 September 2015, 10:37 IST

The quantum of sentence in the 2006 Mumbai serial bomb blasts case is likely to be delivered by a Mumbai special court today.

The Special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act, MCOCA court on Friday convicted 12 accused in the blasts case that rattled Mumbai, killing 188 people and injuring 829 others.

The court held the accused guilty of many charges under IPC, Explosives Act, Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act and the Indian Railway Act.

The chargesheet filed by the Anti Terrorism Squad in November 2006 had named 30 people which included 17 Indians and 13 Pakistani nationals. However, the agency could arrest only 13 Indians accused for trial.

Seven RDX bombs had exploded within a span of 10 minutes in the first class coaches of Mumbai's suburban trains on July 11th, 2006.

First published: 14 September 2015, 10:37 IST
 
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