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SIMI chief and 10 others get life sentence in sedition case

11 activists of SIMI guilty under IPC sections 124(A) and 153 (A)

Press Trust of India  |  Indore 

A special court here on Monday awarded life imprisonment to SIMI chief Safdar Hussain Nagori and 10 other activists of the banned group after convicting them in a 2008 case of sedition. On a plea of 10 of the accused lodged in Ahmedabad's Sabarmati Central Jail, they were informed about the court's judgement through video-conferencing. Special Additional Sessions Judge B K Paloda pronounced all the 11 activists of Students' Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) guilty under IPC sections 124(A) (sedition) and 153 (A) (promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of ...

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First Published: Mon, February 27 2017. 16:42 IST
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