Two terrorists, Mohammad Tariq and Mohammad Akhtar were given life imprisonment and fined Rs 50,000 each by a special court here on Friday (20.12.2019) for their involvement in the 2007 serial blasts in Faizabad, Lucknow, and Varanasi. A third accused, Sajjadur Rehman, has not been found guilty by the court due to a lack of evidence.
The judgment made distinct by Additional District Judge Ashok Kumar, which came after 12 years of investigation and trial. They were prisoned following a bomb blast in the Faizabad court on November 23, 2007.
The Judge had well-defined the judgment after completion of the trial. Two people have been granted life imprisonment, while a third person has been set free due to lack of evidence, said Vijay Bahadur Singh, president of Faizabad Bar Association. This is good judgment. They were involved in the Faizabad blast. Blasts that also took place in Varanasi and Lucknow were interlinked.
Four people were killed while 26 others sustained injuries during the blasts in 2007.