The Local Crime Branch (LCB) sleuths arrested Farooq Hafiz Dantiya from his house in Godhra after they received tip-off of his presence there, on late Thursday night.
Police had arrested 11 persons in the case. While two of them died during the pendency of the trial, the remaining nine were acquitted by the court on Friday.
59 passengers were killed in the S-6 coach of Sabarmati Express on February 27, 2002. In the riots that followed, nearly 1,200 people were killed.
This was the 22nd extension granted to the Commission by the state government.
The films will be screened today at Government Museum and Art Gallery,4pm to 8pm. Entry is free.
The Gujarat High Court (HC) on Tuesday granted bail to three convicts in the 2002 Godhra train carnage case till the pendency of their appeals before HC.
RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday questioned the secular credentials of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar by pointing to his indifference
Four months after the Bombay High Court began hearing the appeals filed by nine convicts in Vadodaras Best Bakery case in which 14 people were killed,the prosecution and the defence concluded their arguments.
The judgment in the second 2002 massacre case reported from Malav Bhagol in Ode town of Anand district is expected to be pronounced on May 4.
February 27,2012,12.10 am. As the all-blue Sabarmati Express pulled into platform No. 1 of Godhra railway station,a full 10 years after a similar journey had ended in bloodshed and terrible tragedy,it had few witnesses.
It might have gained notoriety on February 27,2002,but Godhra station has certainly got a facelift 10 years since.
As Sabarmati Express pulls into platform No 1,full 10 yrs after similar journey had ended in bloodshed.
Security has been stepped up across the state as a series of programmes are lined up at various places on Monday on the 10th anniversary of the Sabarmati Express carnage at Godhra.
The train fire and the violence that followed took hundreds of lives
Tomorrow it will be 10 years since the Sabarmati Express burning at Godhra that set off the Gujarat riots.