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‘No criminal conspiracy’: Key points of Babri Masjid verdict

Local intelligence report forewarning that some unexpected sequence of events could take place on December 6 went unheeded, the 2,000-page verdict said.

india Updated: Sep 30, 2020, 15:48 IST
hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
VHP Chief Alok Kumar celebrates with party leader Om Prakash Singhal during a press conference, after the verdict by the special CBI court, in New Delhi on Wednesday.
VHP Chief Alok Kumar celebrates with party leader Om Prakash Singhal during a press conference, after the verdict by the special CBI court, in New Delhi on Wednesday.(PTI)

A special CBI court on Wednesday acquitted all 32 accused in the Babri Mosque demolition case, saying the demolition of the mosque was a spontaneous affair and not a pre-planned one. The accused, including LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti, Kalyan Singh, faced charges like criminal conspiracy, rioting, promoting enmity between different groups, and unlawful assembly.

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Here are the key points of the 2,000-page verdict

* The demolition was not pre-planned and the accused had actually tried to stop the mob.

* Those who climbed on the dome were anti-social elements.

* The authenticity of the audio and video clips produced by the CBI is not proved.

Watch - Babri case: Court acquits Advani & 31 others; says ‘demolition not pre-planned’

 

* Local intelligence report forewarning that some unexpected sequence of events could take place on December 6 went unheeded.

* There was no criminal conspiracy behind the demolition.

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