Chargesheet filed in Delhi blasts case
The police today filed a third chargesheet in the Delhi serial blasts case naming seven persons for their involvement in the criminal conspiracy of carrying out the explosions.delhi Updated: Jan 13, 2009 16:57 IST
Delhi Police on Tuesday filed a third chargesheet in September 13 serial blasts in the Capital naming seven persons for their involvement in the criminal conspiracy of carrying out the explosions.
The police charged the seven accused with various offences including murder and attempt to murder under the Indian Penal Code and invoked the provisions of Explosive Substances Act and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
Those named in the chargesheet are Mohd Saif, Zeeshan, Zia-ur-Rehman, Saquib Nissar, Mohd Shakeel, Quamuddin and Mohd Sadiq Sheikh.
Except Mohd saif, all six accused are in Ahmedabad where the police is looking into their alleged role in blasts there.
According to the police, all the accused were involved in the criminal conspiracy of carrying out blasts in the Capital while accused Zeeshan and Sajid, already killed in Batla House encounter on September 19, had planted the bomb at Barakhamba Road in New Delhi.
The blasts at Barakhamba Road in New Delhi for which an FIR was registered had claimed the life of two persons besides injuring several others.
In the chargesheet filed before additional chief metropolitan magistrate Sanjay Bansal, Assistant Commissioner of Police Sanjeev Yadav listed 78 persons as prosecution witnesses for proving its charges against the accused.
The police filed two chargesheets last month in the serial blasts cases registered with Karol Bagh and Greater Kailash police stations.
Taking the chargesheets into consideration, the courts issued production warrants against six accused who are in the custody of Ahmedabad police.
First Published: Jan 13, 2009 16:38 IST