Gangster Abu Salem has been convicted in Patiala Court of Delhi in 2002 extortion case on Saturday. Salem has always claimed that the prosecution has no evidence related to the case against him.
The gangster’s advocate also stated that the ruling is a violation of the Treaty due to which Salem was brought to India from Portugal in 2005.
In 2002, a Delhi-based businessman Ashok Gupta filed a case against Abu Salem, who was accused of seeking ransom worth Rs 5 crore.
In the Mumbai blasts case, the special TADA court had last year convicted six people, including gangster Abu Salem and Mustafa Dausa. While, Abdul Qayyum was found innocent.
Abu Salem was convicted because of involvement in terrorist activities and conspiracy. Whereas Mustafa Dausa was convicted for plotting a murder and terrorist activities.