1993 Mumbai blast case: TADA court adjourns arguments on quantum of punishment for convicts till Tuesday

19 June 2017, 01:15 PM
A file photo of 1993 Mumbai blast
A file photo of 1993 Mumbai blast

In the 1993 Mumbai blast case, TADA court on Monday adjourned arguments on quantum of punishment for convicts till Tuesday. Abu Salem is among one of the convicts in the case.

Defence lawyer Abdul Wahab Khan moved application before TADA court to examine three witnesses for defence of his client Feroz Khan. TADA Court allowed application moved by Defence lawyer Abdul Wahab Khan to examine three witnesses.

Abdul Wahab Khan had made an application and sought 2 weeks time to prepare arguments on quantum of sentence. TADA court rejected his plea and said that the matter is urgent and cannot be adjourned for this long.

"Will argue for extreme punishment for all convicts Mumbai 1993 blast case," said CBI Lawyer.

Earlier on Friday, a special TADA court convicted six persons and acquitted one in the second leg of the trial in the case.

Several conspirators and masterminds of the worst terror attack on the country including underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, his right-hand man Chhota Shakeel and late Yakub Memon’s elder brother Tiger Memon are still absconding and are believed to be sheltered in Pakistan.

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First Published: Monday, June 19, 2017 01:04 PM
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