Godhra train burning case: 2 get life sentence, 3 acquitted by special SIT court

AHMEDABAD: A special SIT court in Ahmedabad today convicted two of the five accused to the life sentence in the train burning at Godhra in 2002. The court also acquitted three others in the case.  These persons were accused of burning the S-6 coach in 2002 at Godhra. Special judge H C Vora convicted Farooq […]

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HC to hear appeals of Godhra carnage from Feb 18

The Gujarat High court will conduct from February 18 a day-to-day hearing on appeals in the case of burning the S-6 coach of Sabarmati Express on February 2002, near Godhra station in which 59 karsevaks were killed. Justice Anant Dave of the Gujarat High Court will hear appeals of 31 convicts of the case. On […]

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Prosecution seeks capital punishment for all 31 accused in Godhra train carnage case

The prosecution lawyers in the Godhra train burning case said that they would seek “maximum punishment” for the 31 convicts. “The court has accepted our contention that the burning of the S-6 coach of the Sabarmati Express was a conspiracy hatched by the convicts,” special public prosecutor J M Panchal said. He said that since […]

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31 convicted, 63 acquitted in Godhra train carnage case

A special court here today convicted 31 accused persons and acquitted 63 others in the case relating to the February 27, 2002 burning of a coach of the Sabarmati Express at Godhra station in Gujarat. Sessions Judge P R Patel, who delivered the judgement in the Sabarmati Central Jail, said the quantum of punishment would […]

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