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Gujarat High Court grants temporary bail to former Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi

Gujarat High Court Grants Temporary Bail To Former Bajrang Dal Leader Babu Bajrangi, Serving Life Imprisonment In The Infamous Naroda Patiya Riot Case.

PTI | Updated on: 28 Oct 2016, 12:48:39 PM
Babu Bajrangi


The Gujarat High Court on Thursday granted bail for a week to Babu Bajrangi, a former Bajrang Dal leader serving life imprisonment in the Naroda Patiya riot case.

He had sought 30-day bail citing his wife's ill-health.Justice A S Supehia, however, granted him a one-week bail.Bajrangi is lodged at Sabarmati Central Jail here.

He was convicted by a special fast track court in 2012 for his role in the post-Godhra violence at Naroda Patiya here in 2002, and sentenced to life imprisonment till death.

Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani too was convicted in the case.

Ninety-six people had died at Naroda Patiya in one of the worst massacres of post-Godhra Gujarat riots.

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First Published : 28 Oct 2016, 12:32:00 PM