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Sonipat blasts case: Abdul Karim Tunda sentenced to life imprisonment

News Agencies | Updated on: 10 October 2017, 16:44 IST
(ANI)

A Sonipat Court on 10 October pronounced a life sentence for Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) bomb-maker Abdul Karim Tunda, convicted in 1996 Sonipat bomb blasts case.

On 9 October, Tunda was pronounced guilty by the court, and booked under Section 307 (attempt to murder) and 120 B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), and Section 3 of the Explosive Substances Act.

The 1996 bomb blasts, near the busy bus streets of Sonipat, left at least a dozen of people injured.

Tunda was captured from Nepal in 2013. According to Tunda, he was in Pakistan when the blast took place.

A prosecution lawyer said 43 eyewitnesses, including injured, recorded their testimony in the trial.

-ANI

First published: 10 October 2017, 16:44 IST
 
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