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Cases of attacks on minorities 'diluted' since BJP came to

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

today alleged that the prosecution had failed to substantiate evidence against the accused in the Masjid blast case and claimed that such cases of attacks on minorities were being "diluted" ever since the came to power at the Centre.

A special here today acquitted five persons, including Swami Aseemanand, in the 2007 case.

"Then who are the actual culprits? Who injured 58 people? Who triggered the bomb?," Telangana spokesperson said.

"Prosecution has failed probably to substantiate with appropriate evidence, which clearly shows that ever since the government has come (to power), many cases of attacks made on Muslims are being diluted," he said.

The has also "apparently failed" to take a review of the entire situation during the last four years, he said.

Telangana K welcomed the verdict.

"This verdict is a slap on the face of the Congress-led (Asaduddin) Owaisi and leaders are finding fault with it," he said.

"Congress tried to do by intentionally filing cases against innocents in a way to throw mud at Hindu community and Sangh Parivar," he told reporters.

Congress welcomed acquittal of A Raja (former Telecom minister) and others in the 2G spectrum case, but the party was now finding fault with this verdict, added.

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 20:45 IST