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14 named in BJP office blast chargesheet

Written by Johnson Ta | Bangalore | Published on:October 20, 2013 1:20 am

The Bangalore police on Saturday named 14 persons in a chargesheet filed in the Malleswaram BJP office blast case of April 17,2013.

“The chargesheet filed is in three volumes with 7,445 pages,amassing of 201 documents,citing 260 witnesses. It is evident in the probe that due to said bomb blast 18 persons were injured,23 vehicles and 56 buildings damaged culminating in estimated loss of about Rs 50 lakh,’’ the Bangalore police said.

The police said role of five persons named in the char-gesheet — Panna Ismail,Bilal Malik,Police Fakruddin arrested in the first week of October and two others wan-ted in the case Parvai Basha and Alikhan Kutti — needs to be probed. All the accused are from Tamil Nadu and some had connections with banned terror group Al Ummah.

Panna Ismail,Bilal Malik and Police Fakruddin will be taken into custody and investigations will continue in the case,police sources said. The three are currently being considered the primary executors of the attack.

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