Underworld don Abu Salem sentenced to life imprisonment in Mumbai blast case

It may recalled that on March 12, 1993, 12 bombs were exploded at several locations killing 257 people and injuring 713 while destroying property worth Rs 27 crore.

Underworld don Abu Salem sentenced to life imprisonment in Mumbai blast case September 7, 2017

Underworld don Abu Salem was sentenced to life imprisonment by Mumbai special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Protection) Act (TADA) court in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case today. While two others Taher Mohd Merchant and Firoz Abdul Rashid Khan were sentenced to death sentence in the case. In addition to it, Karimullah Osan Khan was sentenced to life imprisonment and another accused Riyaz Ahmed Siddiqui to 10 years imprisonment. It may recalled that on March 12, 1993, 12 bombs were exploded at several locations killing 257 people and injuring 713 while destroying property worth Rs 27 crore.
How 1993 Mumbai blasts were planned in two months according to the CBI investigations
First meeting was held at Hotel Persian Darbar, Panvel by Mohammad Dossa on January 1, 1993. While second meeting headed by Dawood Ibrahim and attended by Tiger Memon was held on January 19 in Dubai to make a blueprint of the plan. Later between February 2 to February 8 delivery of Two more consignments of arms, ammunition, detonators, hand grenades and explosives like RDX at Shekhadi Coast in Raigad district. In addition to it, a preparatory meeting at Taj Mahal Hotel were called by Tiger Memon. A series of 12 blasts in quick succession had hit Mumbai badly and 257 people were killed while 713 injured and property of about Rs27 crore destroyed.

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