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Judgement in 2007 Hyderabad twin bomb blasts case on August 27

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

A court will pronounce on August 27 its judgement against four alleged operatives for triggering twin bomb blasts in August 2007 that left 42 people dead in the city.

"After completion of arguments and counter-arguments today, posted the case for judgement on August 27," C told

The trial against the four accused - Anique Shafiq Syed, Mohammed Sadiq, and - was moved to a courtroom inside in from a courtroom at complex in June.

The counter-intelligence wing of had filed three chargesheets against the four men.

In August 2013, the second framed the charges against the "IM" operatives.

They were charged under Section 302 (murder) and other relevant provisions of the IPC and sections of the Explosive Substances Act in connection with the blasts on August 25, 2007, and also with regard to an unexploded bomb found under a foot-over bridge in Dilsuknagar.

The four men were arrested by Maharashtra Anti-Squad in October 2008 and later taken into custody by They are lodged in

Nearly 170 witnesses were examined and cross-examined during the trial.

The blast at a popular eatery, Gokul Chat, killed 32 people, while 10 more died at the open-air theatre at Lumbini Park, a few metres from the state secretariat.

More than 50 people were injured in the near-simultaneous blasts.

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First Published: Tue, August 07 2018. 17:25 IST
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