The recent list submitted by the CBI to the special court has names and addresses of 232 who lost their lives and 638 who were injured. Twenty-five of those killed remain unidentified and 75 injured are untraceable, the CBI told the court.
Abu Salem was convicted for conspiring and terror activities. He was booked under the arms and explosives act. Salem was accused of going to Gujarat to receive arms and that he collected nine AK 56 rifles, 100 grenades and cartridges.
Mustafa Dossa, one of the prime convicts of the 1993 Mumbai blast, was recently convicted by the TADA Court under the charges of criminal conspiracy (Section 120B IPC) and various provisions of the TADA.
Feroz Rashid Khan's lawyer Wahab Khan had earlier said he wanted to examine them to establish the 'mitigating circumstances' entitling his client to mild sentencing in the case. However, today he filed an application saying he didn't want to examine the witnesses now and would do it at a later stage.
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Pune, Feb 25 (ANI): Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt was released on Thursday morning after spending 42 months in Pune’s Yerwada Jail in connection with the arms case related to the 1993 Mumbai blasts. The 56-year-old, Dutt, walked out of jail around eight months ahead of the completion of his term after a reprieve was granted to him on grounds of his good behaviour. As a semi-skilled worker, Dutt earned Rs 38,000 during his five-year prison term, Dutt was seen with wife Manyata at the Pune Airport after release from the Jail.