The Gujarat High Court had last year convicted Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi and others, but acquitted former BJP minister Maya Kodnani for want of evidence in the case.
Updated on Jan 23, 2019 11:31 AM IST
Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, a gynaecologist by profession, was accused and convicted of inciting violence during the 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre by a SIT court. However, the Gujarat high court gave her the benefit of doubt and acquitted her on Friday.
Updated on Apr 21, 2018 11:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | Swapnil Rawal
Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani was given the benefit of doubt and acquitted in the Naroda Patiya riots case. The benefit of doubt was largely due to the delay in naming Kodnani as one of the accused after the riots in 2002; she was only named in 2008.
Updated on Apr 21, 2018 11:32 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | Ketaki Ghoge
India has a spectacular record of not delivering basic justice when it comes to brazen riots, carried out in broad daylight, be it Delhi or Ahmedabad.
Updated on Apr 21, 2018 07:49 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Haridner Baweja
Some victims claim they saw former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani in the area where the riots broke out. The apex court on Friday acquitted her of inciting violence.
Updated on Apr 20, 2018 11:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | HT Correspondent
Maya Kodnani was a BJP minister and Naroda MLA at the time of the 2002 post-Godhra massacre, in which 97 people were killed.
Updated on Apr 20, 2018 04:24 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
While the convicts challenged the lower court’s order in the high court, a Special Investigation Team appealed against the acquittal of 29 people.
Updated on Apr 20, 2018 08:45 AM IST
Press Trust of India, Ahmedabad |Press Trust of India