Jama Masjid blast case: Court orders framing of charges against Yasin Bhatkal
A Delhi court has ordered framing of charges against Indian Mujahideen operative, Yasin Bhatkal in the 2010 Jama Masjid blasts case. Framing of charges were also ordered against 10 others in the case.
The court, however, discharged three co-accused for lack of evidence against them. Additional Sessions Judge Sidharth Sharma discharged Syed Ismail Affaque, Abdus Saboor and Riyaz Ahmad Sayeedi.
On September 19 2010, two bikers had shot at tourists near the Jama Masjid in Old Delhi. There was also a mild explosion from a bomb that was placed in a car nearby. Two Taiwanese nationals were injured in the incident.