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2007 Hyderabad twin bomb blasts case: 2 convicted, two others acquitted

By Chennabasaveshwar
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    Hyderabad, Sep 4: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Special Court on  Tuesday convicted Aneeq Shafeeq Sayeed and Ismail Chaudhary in 2007 Hyderabad twin bomb blasts case. Two out of the five accused, Farooq Sharfuddin and Mohammed  Sadiq Israr Shaik have been acquitted. 

    Students holding placards and national flags while paying tributes to the victims on 1st Anniversary of Dilsukhnagar twin bomb blasts in Hyderabad. (2014-02-21) PTI file photo

    The Court will pronounce judgment on one more accused Tareeq Anjum on Monday, September 10. Accused Riyaz Bhatkal and Iqbal Bhatkal are absconding. All five accused are lodged in Charlapalli Jail and two people are absconding.

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    Arguments and counter-arguments were completed on August 7. The court was supposed to pronounce its judgment today against four alleged Indian Mujahideen operatives for triggering twin bomb blasts that left 42 people dead in the city.

    The trial against the four accused - Aneeq Shafiq Syed, Mohammed Sadiq, Akbar Ismail Choudhary and Ansar Ahmed Badshah Sheikh - was moved to a courtroom inside Cherlapalli Central Prison in Hyderabad from a courtroom at Nampally court complex in June.

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    The counter-intelligence wing of Telangana Police had filed three chargesheets against the four men. In August 2013, the second Metropolitan Sessions Judge's court framed the charges against the "IM" operatives.

    (With PTI inputs)

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