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CBI wants death sentence for convicted Memons

September 15, 2006 16:05 IST

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Coverage: The Verdict

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday sought death sentences for the four members of Memon family who were convicted for their roles in 1993 serial blasts.

Four members of the Memon family -- Yakub, Essa, Yusuf and Rubina -- were found guilty on Tuesday.

Three others -- Suleiman, Rahin and Hanifa � were set free by the special Terrorists And Disruptive Activities (Prevention) court, giving them the benefit of doubt.

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Sub: No leniency should be shown

The defense lawyer has pleaded for leniency on various grounds. No leniency needs to be shown to terrorists and their abettors. They plead that the ...

Posted by Ramachandran

Sub: death for convicted memons

There should be no second thought of the convicted memons to give just life imprisonment and not death sentence. When they can finance people to ...

Posted by sheeja

Sub: It is the court's prerogative.

Not CBI's !!!!

Posted by chanakya



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