Patna, 1/11: The court has announced the punishment in the case of serial blasts during the Hunkar rally of Narendra Modi in Patna’s Gandhi Maidan in 2013. Patna’s NIA court on Monday sentenced 4 convicts to death in the Gandhi Maidan serial blasts case, while 2 convicts have been sentenced to life imprisonment and 2 convicts to 10 years, one convict has been sentenced to 7 years. A special NIA court on Wednesday convicted nine accused in the 2013 bomb blasts case, while one accused was declared acquitted for lack of evidence. The court has given its verdict on the punishment of these accused on Monday.
Special Public Prosecutor Lalan Prasad Singh told that Special Judge of NIA court Gurvinder Malhotra had arrested Imtiaz Ansari, Mujibullah, Haider Ali, Firoz Aslam, Noman Ansari, Iftikhar, Ahmed Hussain in the 2013 Gandhi Maidan serial blasts case. , Umer Siddiqui and Azharuddin were convicted while Fakhruddin was declared acquitted due to lack of evidence.
He said that in this case, the NIA had filed a charge sheet against 11 accused, out of which the case was transferred to the juvenile court due to the young age of one of the accused. According to him, the trial was held in the NIA court against the remaining ten accused.
Narendra Modi, the then Gujarat Chief Minister and prime ministerial candidate, was the keynote speaker of the BJP’s Hunkar rally held on 27 October 2013 at Gandhi Maidan in Patna, and a series of blasts took place in the ground about 20 minutes before the party leaders, including Modi, reached the stage. In which six people died and about seven dozen people were injured.