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Mecca Masjid blast case verdict 'slap on UPA's face': VHP

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Monday welcomed a National Investigation Agency (NIA) court verdict acquitting all five accused in bomb blast case, calling it a "slap in the face" of the previous

VHP's working said the government had hatched a conspiracy to save real culprits and implicate innocent Hindus in the name of

was happiest to see the real culprits going scot-free, he added.

"The development has exposed the then UPA government's plot to make Hindus 'second-class citizens' and make them 'political pawns for security agencies'," he added.

Nine persons were killed in a powerful explosion that ripped through the mosque on May 18, 2007.

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 18:40 IST
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