Sonipat blasts case: Abdul Karim Tunda sentenced to life imprisonment

ANI | Updated: Oct 10, 2017 16:18 IST

Sonipat (Haryana) [India], Oct 10 (ANI): A Sonipat Court on Tuesday pronounced a life sentence for Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) bomb-maker Abdul Karim Tunda, convicted in 1996 Sonipat bomb blasts case.

On Monday, Tunda was pronounced guilty by the court, and booked under Section 307 (attempt to murder) and 120 B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), and Section 3 of the Explosive Substances Act.

The 1996 bomb blasts, near the busy bus streets of Sonipat, left at least a dozen of people injured.

Tunda was captured from Nepal in 2013. According to Tunda, he was in Pakistan when the blast took place.

A prosecution lawyer said 43 eyewitnesses, including injured, recorded their testimony in the trial.(ANI)

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