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Naroda case: Trial court defers verdict till August 29

india Updated: Jun 30, 2012 11:54 IST

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A designated court on Saturday deferred to August 29 the pronouncement of judgement in the Naroda Patiya communal riot case of 2002, in which a former BJP minister is one of the 61 accused.

Special judge Jyotsna Yagnik, who had earlier given a tentative date on Saturday for delivering the much-awaited judgement put off the verdict by two months without assigning any reason.

Naroda Patiya, a locality in the city, saw one of the worst riots in the wake of Sabarmati Express burning incident near Godhra.

Ninety-seven members of a minority community were massacred in the area by a violent mob on February 28 2002, a day after the Godhra train fire.