A division bench of of the Bombay High Court granted bail to the accused Dhan Singh, Lokesh Sharma, Manohar Narwaria and Rajendra Chaudhary on Friday.
NIA court rejects plea seeking to bar Pragya Singh Thakur from contesting polls, says 'wrong forum chosen' for petition
Nisar Sayyad, who lost his son in the blast, moved the court last week, urging it to bar Pragya Singh Thakur from contesting the election after the BJP fielded her from Bhopal, where she is locked in a battle with Congress veteran Digvijay Singh
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to retired Major Ramesh Upadhyay, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.
A special NIA court on Monday rejected the bail plea of four accused in the 2006 Malegaon bomb blast case, who had sought liberty after eight Muslim men accused in the case were discharged in April.
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The accused in the 2006 Malegaon blasts case find themselves under a cloud of suspicion all over again, with the National Investigation Agency (NIA) saying that it will oppose discharging them.
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The investigators had earlier arrested nine Muslim men, however the NIA, after it took over the probe, found that the blast was the handiwork of a Hindu extremist organisation.
The Bombay High Court today dismissed a public interest litigation demanding probe against the police officers who investigated the 2006 Malegaon blasts case (before National Investigation Agency took over) for wrongly implicating innocent Muslim youths.
Manohar Singh, one of those arrested in the case, today filed the application in the special court here, objecting to the discharge pleas of the alleged SIMI operatives, arrested earlier in the case by Maharashtra ATS.
The National Investigation Agency did not object to the discharge applications filed by the arrested accused, saying evidence collected by it were "not in consonance" with those obtained earlier by Maharashtra Anti-terrorism Squad and CBI, which had recommended their prosecution.
An application was moved by Noorulhuda Samsodhoha, Shabbir Ahmed Masiullah, Raess Ahmed Rajjab Ali Mansuri, Mohammed Zahid Abdul Majid and Abrar Ahmed Gulam Ahmed seeking discharge.