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Four convicted, one acquitted in 2008 Jaipur serial bombings

Eight serial bomb blasts took place in Jaipur on 13 May 2008 which left nearly 70 people dead and 185 injured

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Jaipur: A special court here Wednesday found four accused guilty on charges of conspiracy in connection with the 2008 Jaipur serial bomb blasts that had left nearly 70 people dead and 185 injured.

However, one of the accused was acquitted by the court.

Eight serial bomb blasts had rocked Jaipur on May 13, 2008.

The four convicts – Mohammad Saif, Mohammad Sarwar Azmi, Mohammad Salman and Saifurrehman – were present in the court.

The court has acquitted Shahbaz Hussain because the allegation against him could not be proved. The rest four have been convicted under section 120 (B) of IPC for conspiracy, Suresh Vyas, amicus curiae for Hussain told, reporters.

Hussain was accused of sending an email taking responsibility for the blasts.

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  1. It took eleven years for a case to wind its way through our judiciary for taking 80 innocent lives in an orgy of communal hatred. An even bigger disgrace awaits us – the high court and supreme court will take another 10 years to finish hearing appeals, while at the same time judges continue long taking summer vacations and issuing proclamations for their pet PILs.

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