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Malegaon blast: Lt Col Prasad Purohit moves Bombay HC against prosecution nod under UAPA

Purohit has sought stay on the hearing and directions to the special judge not to frame charges till the appeal, filed on Wednesday, is decided by the High Court.

2008 Malegaon blasts case: SC refuses to entertain Lt Col Purohit's plea for SIT probe

The bench, comprising Justices Ranjan Gogoi, Naveen Sinha and K M Joseph, said admission of the plea by Lt Col Prasad Shrikant Purohit may interfere with the ongoing trial in the case.


Malegaon blast case: Bombay HC admits Lt Col Purohit's discharge plea, hearing on July 16

The admission of the discharge plea comes after a sessions court rejected the discharge application by Lt Col Purohit in December 2017. 

Bombay High Court hears Purohit plea in 2008 Malegaon blast case

Purohit had filed an appeal before the High Court in February, against the sessions court’s order passed in December 2017, rejecting his discharge application.

Malegaon blast: Purohit can raise UAPA sanction issue before trial, says SC

The direction came when senior advocate Harish Salve, appearing for Purohit, said an observation in last year’s bail order of the apex court has been construed as that the issue of prosecution sanction be raised and considered at the time of trial.

2008 Malegaon blast: Here is a brief timeline of the case

Seven people were killed and nearly 100 others injured when a bomb strapped to a motorcycle exploded in Malegaon town of Nashik district on September 29, 2008


Probe said Purohit held ‘illegal’ meetings with radical Hindu groups

The DGMI probe, which began in October 2008, shortly after Purohit’s name cropped up in the 2008 Malegaon blast, revealed that beginning October 2007, Purohit used his “relaxed work environment” at the Army Education Corps (AEC) Training College to hold meetings and negotiations with prominent religious leaders and arms dealers.

Released from jail, Lt Colonel Purohit attends court

Lt Colonel Prasad Shrikant Purohit Purohit on Wednesday reported to his Army unit after he was released from prison. A team of Military Police and Quick Response Team of the Army took him to a military station at Colaba in south Mumbai.

Freed on bail, Purohit gets Army escort due to ‘threat to his life’

While granting bail to Purohit on Monday, the Supreme Court observed that there were contradictions in the chargesheets filed by the Maharashtra ATS and the NIA. The case dates back to September 29, 2008, when six people were killed in a bomb blast at Malegaon.

After nine years, Lt Colonel Purohit walks out of jail

Purohit was yesterday produced before the special (NIA) National Investigation Agency court at Mumbai which is hearing the accused on framing of charges in blast case, while his lawyers approached Supreme Court and got his bail conditions modified.

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2008 Malegaon blasts: Lt Col Purohit, Sadhvi Pragya Thakur charged with terror conspiracy murder

A special NIA court charged all seven accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case with terror conspiracy, murder and other related offences. This includes Lt Col Prasad Purohit and Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur.