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The full judgement of the Bhopal gas leak case

June 09, 2010 19:10 IST

A quarter century after the world's worst industrial disaster killed over 15,000 people, a Bhopal court convicted former Union Carbide India Chairman Keshub Mahindra and seven others in the Bhopal gas tragedy case and awarded them a maximum of two years imprisonment on June 7.

However, 89-year-old Warren Anderson, the then chairman of Union Carbide Corporation, who lives in the United States, appeared to have gone scot-free as he is still an absconder and did not subject himself to the trial.

There was no word about him in the judgment delivered by Chief Judicial Magistrate Mohan P Tiwari 23 years after the trial commenced.

Read the full judgement here