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Two Acquitted, One Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison In 2005 Delhi Serial Blasts

The series of blasts in Sarojini Nagar, Kalkaji and Paharganj areas of Delhi killed at least 60 and left more than 200 injured.

16/02/2017 5:33 PM IST | Updated 16/02/2017 5:43 PM IST
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View of the scene of an explosion in Sarojini Nagar market in New Delhi October 29, 2005.

NEW DELHI -- The mastermind of the 2005 Delhi Serial Blasts, Tariq Ahmed Dar was sentenced to ten years imprisonment by a Delhi court on Thursday.

Two other accused, Mohammed Rafiq Shah and Mohammed Hussain Fazili have been acquitted of all charges.

The series of blasts in Sarojini Nagar, Kalkaji and Paharganj areas of Delhi, that took place on 29 October, 2005, had killed 60 and left more than 200 injured.

Terrorists Tariq Ahmed Dar, Mohammed Rafiq Shah and Mohammed Hussain Fazili of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were arrested and charges were subsequently framed against them in 2008.

They were accused of waging war against the state, conspiring, collecting arms, murder and attempt to murder.

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