Mumbai 7/11 train blasts: Charges of the 5 men who got death sentence

A Mumbai special MCOCA court gave the death penalty to five convicts in the 7/11 train blasts case

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Updated: December 25, 2015 11:57 pm

A special MCOCA court sentenced five convicts in the 7/11 Mumbai train blasts case to death. Seven others were given the life sentence by the court.

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Here’s a look at the charges of the five men who were given the death penalty:

Kamal Ahmed Mohammed Vakil Ansari is convicted under Sections 302, 307, 326, 328, 324 read with 120 B of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). He is also convicted under Section 3 of Explosive Substances Act, 1908; Sections 151, 152, 153 of Railways Act, 1989; Section 3 of Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act, 1984 and Section 9 B of Explosives Act, 1884. In addition, he is convicted under Section 20 of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), 1967 besides Section 3 (4) Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOC), 1999, Sections 120 (B) read with 121 (A) of the IPC; Sections 122, 123 read with section 13, 16 of UAPA, 1967 read with Sections 3(1) (i), 3 (1) (ii) and 3 (2) of MCOCA, 1999 besides being convicted under Section 9 B of Explosives Act, 1884. Arrested from BasaPatti, in Bihar’s Madhubani district, on July 19, 2006, the police claimed that Ansari transported Pakistanis from the Nepal border to Mumbai. He also procured explosive materials and planted a bomb in a train which exploded at Matunga railway station.

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Mohammed Faisal Ataur Rahman Shaikh convicted under Sections 302, 307, 326, 328, 324 read with 120 B of the IPC. Also convicted under Section 3 of Explosive Substances Act, 1908; Section 151, 152, 153 of Railways Act, 1989; Section 3 of Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act, 1984 and Section 9 B of Explosives Act, 1884. convicted under Sections 10 a (i), 20 of UAPA, 1967. Convicted under section 3 (4) MCOCA, 1999, Sections 120 (B) read with 121 (A) of the IPC; Sections 122, 123 read with Section 13, 16 of UAPA, 1967 read with Sections 3(1) (i), 3 (1) (ii) and 3 (2) of MCOCA, 1999. Convicted under section 9 B of Explosives Act, 1884. Convicted under Section 6 of Explosives Substances Act, 1908. Section 201 of IPC. Convicted under Sections 19 of UAPA, 1967 and 3 (5) of MCOCA, 1999. Faisal owned an apartment in Bandra’s Perry Cross Road and is charged with training twice in Pakistan and planting the bomb that exploded at Jogeshwari railway station. The police also claimed that Shaikh harbored Pakistanis, received money through hawala and was present when the bombs were made in Govandi.

Ehtesham Kutubuddin Siddiqui Convicted under Sections 302, 307, 326, 328, 324 read with 120 B of the IPC besides Section 3 of Explosive Substances Act, 1908; Section 151, 152, 153 of Railways Act, 1989; Section 3 of Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act, 1984 and Section 9 B of Explosives Act, 1884. Convicted under Sections 10 a (i), 20 of UAPA, 1967. Convicted under Section 3 (4) MCOCA, 1999, Sections 120 (B) read with 121 (A) of the IPC; sections 122, 123 read with section 13, 16 of UAPA, 1967 read with sections 3(1) (i), 3 (1) (ii) and 3 (2) of MCOCA, 1999. Mira Road resident Siddiqui was arrested on July 29, 2006 and believed to be Joint secretary of SIMI’s Maharashtra unit. He is also charged with conducting a recce of the mumbai suburban railway network. According to the police, Siddiqui had planted the bomb that went off at Mira Road railway station.

Naveed Hussain Khan Rasheed Hussain Khan Convicted under Sections 302, 307, 326, 328, 324 read with 120 B. They are also convicted under Section 3 of Explosive Substances Act, 1908; Section 151, 152, 153 of Railways Act, 1989; Section 3 of Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act, 1984 and Section 9 B of Explosives Act, 1884. Also convicted under section 20 of UAPA, 1967; Section 3 (4) of MCOCA, 1999, Sections 120 (B) read with 121 (A) of the IPC; Sections 122, 123 read with section 13, 16 of UAPA, 1967 read with sections 3(1) (i), 3 (1) (ii) and 3 (2) of MCOCA, 1999. Convicted under section 9 B of Explosives Act, 1884. Naveed is alleged to have transported a from Govandi to Bandra and planted it in a train that was destroyed at Khar railway station. He also charged with surveying the train network with other accused. The police has also charged Naveed with being present at Ali’s house where the main conspiracy was hatched.

Asif Khan convicted under Sections 302, 307, 326, 328, 324 read with 120 B. They are also convicted under Section 3 of Explosive Substances Act, 1908; Section 151, 152, 153 of Railways Act, 1989; Section 3 of Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act, 1984 and Section 9 B of Explosives Act, 1884. Convicted under Sections 10 a (i), 20 of UAPA, 1967. Convicted under Section 3 (4) MCOCA, 1999, Sections 120 (B) read with 121 (A) of the IPC; Sections 122, 123 read with section 13, 16 of UAPA, 1967 read with sections 3(1) (i), 3 (1) (ii) and 3 (2) of MCOCA, 1999. Convicted under Section 9 B of Explosives Act, 1884; Section 6 of Explosives Substances Act, 1908. Section 201 of IPC. Asif was arrested by the ATS on October 3, 2006 during an outing with his wife and friends in Belgaum, Karnataka. He was alleged to have acquired Rexine bags, utensils, ammonium nitrate and detonators. He was even alleged to have planted bombs in the train which exploded at Borivali.

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