2008 Malegaon blast case: Discharge application pleas of 2 accused submitted
The discharge application pleas of Sadhvi Pragya and Sameer Kulkarni, two of the accused in the Malegaon Blast Case of 2008, have been admitted by the Bombay High Court. The matter will next be heard on 13 August, ANI reports.
Six persons were killed and nearly 100 injured when a bomb strapped to a motorcycle exploded in Malegaon town of Nashik district on September 29, 2008. Kulkarni, a printing press employee from Bhopal, was arrested soon after the blast.
Earlier, a sessions court in Mumbai granted bail to Sameer Kulkarni who was arrested for his alleged involvement in the September 2008 Malegaon blast case.
The court granted Kulkarni bail on a bond of Rs 50,000 on the grounds of parity, as several other accused in the case including Lt Col Prasad Purohit, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur and retired Army Major Ramesh Upadhyay, have already been given bail.