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‘Dr Bomb’ Abdul Karim Tunda Acquitted In 1993 Serial Train Blasts Case

Abdul Karim Tunda is in jail in a Haryana bombing case


A particular courtroom in Rajasthan in the present day acquitted high Lashkar-e-Toiba bomb maker Abdul Karim Tunda in a 1993 blasts case. Two folks have been killed and plenty of extra injured within the blasts on a number of trains on the primary anniversary of the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition.

The courtroom, which cited lack of proof towards Tunda, convicted two accused – Aminuddin and Irfan – and sentenced them to life imprisonment.

Tunda, now in his 80s, is presently serving a life time period after his conviction in a 1996 bomb blast case. He’s an accused in a number of different bombing instances. Recognized to be near terrorist Dawood Ibrahim, he is named “Dr Bomb” for his bomb-making expertise.

The blasts passed off in trains passing via Kota, Kanpur, Secunderabad and Surat. Coming months after the Bombay blasts, the practice bombings had shocked the nation. All of the instances from far-off cities have been clubbed and heard by a particular courtroom underneath Terrorist and Disruptive Actions (Prevention) Act. Central company CBI was accountable for the investigation.

The CBI, it’s learnt, might strategy the Supreme Court docket to problem Tunda’s acquittal.

Tunda, it’s learnt, began out as a carpenter earlier than turning to terrorism in his 40s. He first got here underneath the scanner after the 1993 blasts in Mumbai. He misplaced his left hand in a blast throughout bomb-making. He has labored with a number of terrorist organisations, together with Lashkar-e-Toiba, Indian Mujahideen, Jaish-e-Mohammed and Babbar Khalsa.

In 2013, he was arrested in Uttarakhand’s Banbasa, situated near the India-Nepal border. 4 years later, a Haryana courtroom sentenced him to life imprisonment in a 1996 blast case.

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