Sonipat blasts case: Abdul Karim Tunda sentenced to life imprisonment

Source: ANI | Published on 10th October 2017, 5:05 PM | National News | Don't Miss |

Sonipat (Haryana): A Sonipat Court on Tuesday pronounced a life sentence for Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Abdul Karim Tunda, convicted in 1996 Sonipat bomb blasts case.

On Monday, Tunda was pronounced guilty by the court, and booked under Section 307 (attempt to murder) and 120 B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), and Section 3 of the Explosive Substances Act.

The 1996 bomb blasts, near the busy bus streets of Sonipat, left at least a dozen of people injured.

Tunda was captured from Nepal in 2013. According to Tunda, he was in Pakistan when the blast took place.

A prosecution lawyer said 43 eyewitnesses, including injured, recorded their testimony in the trial.

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