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Mumbai blasts: Abu Salem, 5 others convicted

Parmenio Sano | 19 Giugno, 2017, 06:07

The next hearing date has been set to be June 19, to decide the date for arguments on quantum of sentence, reported the Times of India.

Mustafa Dossa, convicted for his role in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts, sits inside a police van as he leaves from Arthur Road Jail for a special court in Mumbai on 16 June 2017. He managed to send arms and ammunition, RDX and explosives to India through waterways and was also active in organising terror training for the aspirants in Pakistan. TADA court in Mumbai reserves judgement.

The five convicted for criminal conspiracy, including Dossa and Salem, face the maximum punishment of death.

Bishnoi, then a DCP, was a part of the investigating team which made initial arrests and recorded confessions of some of the accused including the actor Sanjay Dutt.

All the seven were acquitted of the serious charge of "waging war against the nation". On March 12, 1993, Mumbai witnessed an unprecedented attack when a series 12 explosions took place in about a span of two hours. When the court said evidence against Qayyum Shaikh, 64, accused of bringing smuggled arms to the city with Salem, "is not credible and acceptable" and acquitted him, he raised his folded arms and thanked the court.

The trial of Salem, Mustafa Dossa, Karimullah Khan, Firoz Abdul Rashid Khan, Riyaz Siddiqui, Tahir Merchant and Abdul Quayyum was separated from the main case as they were arrested subsequently. Feroz Khan was found guilty of supervising the landing of arms and ammunitions at a jetty in Raigad in January 1993 on directions from Mohammed Dossa.


The blasts occurred at the Bombay Stock Exchange, Katha Bazaar, Lucky Petrol pump near Sena Bhavan, opposite Passport office near Century Bazaar, Fishermen's colony at Mahim Causeway, at the basement of the Air India Building, Zaveri Bazaar, Hotel Sea Rock, Plaza Theatre, Centaur Hotel in Juhu, Sahar Airport (Bay no.54) and Centaur Hotel near the airport.

He worked with (absconding conspirator) Tiger Memon, participated in several conspiracy meetings in Dubai.

One of the key suspects in this trial, Abu Salem, was deported from Portugal in November 2005.

The consignment sent by Dossa included arms, ammunition and RDX (Research Department Explosive i.e cyclotrimethylene-trinitramine) which the CBI claimed was the first ever terrorist attack in the world where the explosive was used on such a large scale after World War II. The demand for capital punishment or life imprisonment is a violation of extradition order.

Investigators had said the bombs were ordered by India's most-wanted man, gangster Dawood Ibrahim, to avenge the demolition of the historic Babri mosque in north India by Hindu hardliners in 1992, during a period of religious conflict.

India says the attack was masterminded by Memon's brother, Dawood Ibrahim, a mafia don. Dutt, who was acquitted of terror charges but sentenced for six years for possession of arms. In 2015, Yakub Memon was hanged in connection with the same case.

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