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1996 Sonipat bomb blast case: Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Abdul Karim Tunda gets life term

A Sonipat Court On Tuesday Sentenced Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Bomb Expert Syed Abdul Karim Tunda Life Sentence For 1996 Sonipat Bomb Blast Case.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Deepak Mahato | Updated on: 10 Oct 2017, 01:07:44 PM

New Delhi:

Soniopat Court announces life sentence to LeT terrorist Syed Abdul Karim Tunda A Sonipat Court on Tuesday sentenced Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) bomb expert Syed Abdul Karim Tunda life sentence for 1996 Sonipat bomb blast case.

Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) bomb expert Tunda was pronounced guilty in 1996 Sonipat bomb blast case on Monday by a court in Haryana.

Tunda on December 28, 1996, had triggered a series of blasts were triggered in a cinema hall at Sonipat which left several people injured.

CBI has charged Tunda for organising LeT’s major terror attacks in India.Delhi Police had arrested Tunda, a resident of Pikhuwa in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad district, from Indo-Nepal border in 2013.

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According to police Tunda, an aide of India’s most wanted Dawood Ibrahim, is alleged to be involved in at least 40 bomb blasts in Mumbai, Delhi, Uttar Pradesg, Haryana, Punjab, Hyderabad and Surat.

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He is wanted in at least 21 cases in Delhi alone.Tunda was earlier arrested in 1994, but had managed to escape to Dhaka. He was trained to make improvised explosive devices in Bangladesh and Pakistan. 

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First Published : 10 Oct 2017, 12:38:58 PM