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Thursday, September 10, 2015
Indian Express reports: 2006 Mumbai serial train blasts: Verdict expected today 2006 Mumbai serial train blasts: Verdict expected today
Nine years after the Mumbai serial train bombing, a special court in Mumbai will pronounce the verdict in the case Friday. A series of bombs had ripped across seven western suburban coaches killing 189 commuters and injuring 824 on July 11, 2006. With the verdict on September 11, Special Judge Y D Shinde, who has been conducting the trial in the MCOCA court at the City Civil and Sessions Court, will decide the fate of the 13 arrested accused booked under various stringent charges, including conspiracy and waging war against nation. The 13 arrested accused will be brought to the heavily guarded courtroom number 56 on the fourth floor Friday. The same court had framed charges finding them guilty on 32 counts on August 6, 2007.