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Naroda Gam case: Court allows Kodnani to go out of Gujarat for 6 months

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

A special Monday allowed former Mayaben Kodnani, an accused in the 2002 Gam riot case, to go out of for six months.

Seeking deletion of a bail condition in the case that barred her from going out of Gujarat, Kodnani's had argued before the court that if the condition is not deleted, she should at least be allowed relief for a year or six months.

The court of M Dave partially allowed the bail modification application and permitted Kodnani to go outside for six months.

Kodnani was granted bail in the case by a sessions court in May 2009, a few weeks after her arrest in the case.

Among the conditions imposed by the court at the time was that she could not go out of Gujarat.

The Gam riot case is one of the nine major 2002 communal riot cases which were investigated by the SIT.

Eleven Muslims were killed in the Gam area of Ahmedabad in 2002 during the violence, which erupted after the Godhra train burning incident.

A total of 82 people are facing trial in the case, including Kodnani, once a in the government led by the then chief

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First Published: Mon, January 07 2019. 19:45 IST