The special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court at Central prison Cherlapally in Hyderabad on Monday pronounced the quantum of sentence in the 2013 Dilsukhnagar twin blast case. Yasin Bhatkal and four others have been sentenced to death by the special NIA court.
All the five members of Indian Mujahideen including its co-founder Mohammed Ahmed Siddibappa alias Yasin Bhatkal were found guilty by the court on November 13. All the five accused were convicted on December 7.
Twin blasts in Dilsukhnagar area of Hyderabad had left atleast 17 people dead and 131 injured on February 21, 2013.
The first bomb blast occurred at Anand Tiffins, located opposite Konark Theatre at around 7.02 pm while the second at 7.06 pm between Venkatadri theatre and Dilsukhnagar bus stand.