Ajmer blast: Special NIA court convicts two men with life imprisonment

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A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court today sentenced two men Bhavesh Patel and Devendra Gupta, who was accused in Ajmer Dargah bomb blast case, to life imprisonment and also imposed a fined Rs 10,000 and Rs 5,000 respectively.

The bomb blast took place during the time of Roza Iftaar on October 11, 2007, at around 6.12 pm, which has left three pilgrims dead and 15 injured.

While coming out from the court, Gupta told the media, “We are innocent and it is a political conspiracy against us”.

Meanwhile Lokesh Sharma, Patel’s advocate said in a statement, “We will approach the High Court”.

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed three supplementary charge sheet after going through the 149 witnesses and 451 documents related to the case.

However, the two accused was sentenced under various Sections of the Indian Penal Code of criminal conspiracy, Explosive Substances Act and Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

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