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Ahmedabad blasts: Key conspirator confesses in court

November 26, 2008 00:23 IST

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Abdul Razzik, one of the key conspirators in the July 26 Ahmedabad [Images] serial blasts case, on Tuesday confessed his involvement in the terror attacks before a local court.

Razzik, along with 24 other accused in the blast cases, was produced before Metropolitan Magistrate G M Patel after their police custody ended today.

When the court asked Razzik if he had anything to say, he confessed to his involvement in the serial blast in the city and said he regretted his decision.

He told the court that because of his actions, many people were killed in the serial blasts.

Razzik is accused of planting bombs at various places in the city, purchase of cylinder and cycles used in the blasts, conducting a recce of Hindu-dominated areas in the city where the bombs were placed.

He told the court that he was not speaking under police pressure but it was his conscience that had compelled him to confess.

He said he was brainwashed by Adus Subhan alias Tauqeer by citing atrocities on Muslims and how the police had 'harassed' women of his community during the 2002 riots.

When the court asked Razzik if knew Tauqeer, he said he had arranged for a house in Vatva area of the city for Tauqeer and had met him a couple of times before the serial blasts.

He said he was instigated by Tauqeer and he has spoken up to prevent more youths of his community from being mislead by the likes of Tauqeer.

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