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2008 serial Blasts: Police file chargesheets against top IM men

New Delhi: Delhi Police today chargesheeted 29 suspected top Indian Mujahideen (IM) operatives, including its co-founders Yasin Bhatkal, Riyaz Bhatkal and Iqbal Bhatkal, in two cases of September 13, 2008 serial blasts here, saying they

PTI [ Updated: April 03, 2014 20:22 IST ]
2008 serial blasts police file chargesheets against top im
2008 serial blasts police file chargesheets against top im men

New Delhi: Delhi Police today chargesheeted 29 suspected top Indian Mujahideen (IM) operatives, including its co-founders Yasin Bhatkal, Riyaz Bhatkal and Iqbal Bhatkal, in two cases of September 13, 2008 serial blasts here, saying they waged war against India by carrying out these terror attacks.


The Special Cell of Delhi Police filed two separate final reports before the court here in which these 29 accused were chargesheeted for various offences punishable under IPC, the Explosive Substances Act, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and Information Technology Act.

Besides the Bhatkals, wanted top IM operatives, including Aamir Raza Khan, Abu Al-Qama, Dr Shahnawaj and Mirza Shadab Beg, were also named as accused in both the charge sheets filed before Additional Sessions Judge Daya Prakash, who fixed it for consideration on April 19.

Out of the 29 accused, 16 accused, including Yasin Bhatkal and his close aide Asadullah Akhtar, have been arrested by the probe agencies while 11 others are still absconding. Two of the chargesheteed accused -- Mohd Atif Ameen and Mohd Sajid -- were shot dead by the special cell in the September 19, 2008 Batla House encounter.

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