A Muslim Auto driver was brutally beaten by a group of Hindu nationalists in the Vasna, Gupta Nagar area of Gujarat’s Ahmedabad district on 14 January.
Ten persons in Ahmedabad were booked for unlawful assembly, two days after the June 10 protests over Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma’s remarks against the prophet Muhammed.
Lawyers of 49 convicts, 38 of them sentenced to death and 11 others to life-long imprisonment in the 2008 Ahmedabad serial bomb blasts case, said they will approach the Gujarat High Court against a special court's verdict pronouncing them guilty.
A special court designated for the speedy trial of the 2008 Ahmedabad serial bomb blasts case on Friday sentenced 38 of the 49 convicts to death under provisions of UAPA and IPC 302.
"My son has lost 13 precious years (of his life). He got justice but it is delayed," says Jahida Khatun, a 75-year-old woman of Jharkhand whose son was acquitted in the case related to the 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts.
A special court in Ahmedabad on Tuesday convicted 49 accused and acquitted 29 accused in the case of Ahmedabad serial blasts in 2008 in which 56 people were killed and over 200 suffered injuries.