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1996 Delhi blast: Court verdict on April 8

delhi Updated: Mar 30, 2010 11:55 IST

A Delhi court on Tuesday deferred till April 8 the pronouncement of verdict in the case of the 1996 Lajpat Nagar blast in which 13 people were killed.

District and Sessions Judge S P Garg said that the judgement would be delivered on April 8.

The court had on March 18 reserved the judgement in the case in which 10 alleged militants of Jammu and Kashmir Islamic Front, including a woman, have faced the trial.

The blasts had rocked the market on the evening of May 21, 1996, killing 13 and injuring scores of people.

The accused were arrested soon after the incident by police which tracked the calls made by them to various media houses, claiming responsibility for the terror attack.

Those facing trial on various charges, including criminal conspiracy and murder, are Farooq Ahmed Khan, Mohd Naushad, Mirza Iftikhar, Mohd Ali Bhatt, Mirza Nissar Hussain, Latif Ahmed Waza, Syed Maqbool Shah, Javed Ahmed Khan, Abdul Gani and their woman associate Farida Dar.