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UP: Bangladeshi citizen convicted in Shramjeevi Express blast case

A local court in Jaunpur on Tuesday convicted Ubaid-ur-Rehman, the second Bangladeshi accused in 2005 Shramjeevi Express blast case which left 12 passengers dead and 60 others injured.

india Updated: Aug 31, 2016 10:28 IST
HT Correspondent
A Bangladeshi national was held guilty by a local court in Jaunpur for the 2005 Shramjeevi Express train blast which had killed 12 people.
A Bangladeshi national was held guilty by a local court in Jaunpur for the 2005 Shramjeevi Express train blast which had killed 12 people.(HT File Photo)

A local court in Jaunpur on Tuesday convicted Ubaid-ur-Rehman, the second Bangladeshi accused in 2005 Shramjeevi Express blast case which left 12 passengers dead and 60 others injured.

The blast took place in the general compartment of the train at Hariharpur railway crossing near Harpalganj station in Jaunpur on July 28.

The court of additional sessions judge Budhiram Yadav convicted Rehman for murder, attempt to murder and conspiracy under the Indian Penal Code, and under various sections of the Explosive Material Possession Act.

The court will pronounce the quantum of the sentence on Wednesday.

Recently, the court awarded death sentence to Mohammad Alamgir, the main accused in the case.

Both Alamgir and Rehman are residents of Bangladesh.