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34 acquitted in '92 Mumbai riots case
July 04, 2008 21:46 IST
Magistrate S S Sharma acquitted 34 persons on Friday, after the prosecution failed to prove its case against the accused and none of the police witnesses identified the them.
According to the prosecution, in December 1992 a mob of around 100 persons had gone on a violent rampage at Dindoshi, a suburb in northwest Mumbai.
The crowd was allegedly chanting anti-Muslim slogans and pelted stones at the police patrol van. According to the prosecution's case, the crowd had also assaulted several inncoent bystanders.
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