Malegaon 2008 blast case two accused get bail today

Malegaon 2008 blast case two accused get bail today
Written by Pallavi Parmar

On Tuesday special NIA court granted bail to Sudhakar Chaturvedi and Suhakar Dwivedi on the grounds of parity. As per the reports, Sudhakar Chaturvedi and Suhakar Dwivedi accused of Malegaon blast case 2018, got punishment in September 2017. They both were granted bail along with a surety of Rs 500,000 each and other conditions.

Sudhakar Chaturvedi filed for bail after the Supreme Court granted bail one of main accused Lt. Col. Prasad S. Purohit last month. Sudhakar Chaturvedi was also known as Dayanand Pandey. Earlier Sadhvi Pragnya Singh Thakur accused in the case who had released on bail by the Bombay High Court on the grounds of health after nine years in custody.

Malegaon Blast took place on 29 September 2008, where a powerful explosion held near the crowded Nooraji Mosque in Malegaon in the evening. This blast killed six people and around 100 got injured. It was the second blast in the Muslim-dominated town that shook the whole city. Initially, the case was handed to the Maharashtra Police and the Anti-Terrorist Squad but later on in April 2011, it was taken over by the National Investigation Agency (NIA). And the National Investigation Agency accused 14 people in this case including Ramchandra Kalsangra and Sandeep Dange who are absconding yet.

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