NIA court convicts five IM militants in Bodh Gaya serial blasts case

SansadTV Bureau
File Photo of NIA Court

File Photo of NIA Court

A special NIA (National Investigation Agency) court convicted five Indian Mujahideen (IM) militants in the Bodh Gaya serial blasts case of 2013 on May 25, 2018.

Special NIA judge Manoj Kumar Sinha held all the five accused – Imtiyaz Ansari, Haider Ali, Mujib Ullah, Omair Siddiqui and Azharuddin Qureishi – guilty in the case under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, Unlawful Activity (Prevention) Act and the Explosives Act.

The court fixed May 31 as the date for judgement of the quantum of sentence.

In the morning of July 7, 2013 the pilgrim town of Bodh Gaya was rocked by a series of explosions, which had left a number of people, including some Buddhist monks, injured.

(With Inputs from PTI)