03, Jun 2016
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Delivering its verdict in the Gulberg Society massacre case in Ahmedabad on February 28, 2002, a Special Trial Court today convicted 24 of the 66 accused while 36 others were given the benefit of doubt and acquitted.
Of the 24 convicted, 11 have been held guilty of serious offences including murder, while the remaining 15 have been convicted for attempt to murder, arson and rioting. The sentencing and final judgement will be decided on June 6.
List of 11 Accused convicted for serious offences:
1. Kailash Dhobhi
3. Jayesh Gabbar
4. Krishnakumar s/o Champabehn (alias Bhuriyo
5. Raju alias Tam Avtar Tiwari
6. Narayan Channelwalla
9. Jayesh Dhabhuji Parmar
10. Bharat Laxmansingh Rajput
11. Girish Prabhudas Rajput
When senior advocate for the survivors, SM Vohra asked about whether section 120(b) had been applied the judge orally said, “I have not accepted conspiracy”.