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'93 blasts: Verdict on 22 accused from Thursday
September 13, 2006 13:18 IST
Last Updated: September 13, 2006 13:43 IST
A designated Terrorist and Disruptive Activities Act court on Wednesday announced that it would start pronouncing verdict beginning Thursday on all 22 accused charged with planting bombs to effect the 1993 serial blasts.
TADA Judge P D Kode agreed to a plea made by Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam, who said that these accused were still in jail and therefore the verdict on them be delivered at the earliest from Thursday onwards.
Nikam urged the court that the arguments on the quantum of punishment to the convicted members of Memon family may be held after the verdict on those who allegedly planted the bombs at different places in Mumbai was announced.
The court accepted the plea and adjourned hearing on the arguments on the quantum of punishments to the convicted Memon family members till Thursday.