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Samjhauta Express blast case: Prime accused Swami Aseemanand gets bail

A Special NIA Court On Friday Granted Bail To Swami Aseemanand, The Main Accused In The 2007 Samjhauta Express Blast Case.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 16 Sep 2016, 06:15:07 PM
Swami Aseemanand (File photo)

New Delhi:

A special NIA court on Friday granted bail to Swami Aseemanand, the main accused in the 2007 Samjhauta Express blast case. 

The bail was granted to Assemanand by the National Investigation Agency court on a personal bond of Rs 1 lakh and two surety bonds of Rs 1 lakh each.

The case refers to multiple blasts that had occurred in the Samjhauta Express near Dewana station in Panipat, killing 68 people, mostly from Pakistan.

The blasts had occurred on the intervening night of February 18 and 19, 2007.

A number of NIA witnesses have turned hostile in the case, including one of the three witnesses presented on Friday before the court.

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First Published : 16 Sep 2016, 06:13:00 PM