2006 Malegaon blast case: Court absolves nine accused

Submitted by alvin on Mon, 2016-04-25 17:35 Mumbai: The nine accused in the 2006 Malegaon blast casewere discharged by a Mumbai court on Monday. Out of the nine accused, one has dead, six are out on bail and two are convicted in the Mumbai 7/11 train blast case. Reacting to the judgment, one of the accused Raees Ahmed, said, "Although justice was delayed; it's a big thing that it is delivered." The nine accused - Noorul Huda, Shabbir Ahmed, Raees Ahmed, Salman Farsi, Farogh Magdumi, Shaikh Mohammed Ali, Asif Khan, Mohammed Zahid and Abrar Ahmed - were arrested in 2006 for the Malegaon blasts that killed 37 and injured over 100. In November 2011, they were granted bail. (ANI)