Opinion | Why is the verdict of the 1993 Mumbai blasts important?

The special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities Act court pronounced its judgment against Mustafa Dossa, Abu Salem, Firoz Khan, Karimullah Khan and Taher Merchant, finding them guilty of conspiracy in 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts case. Judgment is still awaited on two others in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case. The trial of these seven accused was held separately as they were absconding during the commencement of the earlier trial. The accused faced charges including criminal conspiracy, waging war against the Government of India and murder.