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Salem, Khan get life, Merchant given death in 1993 Mumbai blasts case

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Mumbai: A Special TADA Court on Thursday awarded life sentence to prime accused Abu Salem and Karimullah Khan, while awarding death sentence to M. Tahir Merchant in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case.

Special Judge G.A. Sanap also slapped a fine of Rs 200,000 on convicts Salem and Khan, after finding them guilty on various charges including murder, supplying arms and other serious offenses.

Merchant was convicted for conspiring, facilitating and knowingly commissioning acts of terror.

They were earlier pronounced “guilty” by the Special Court on June 16, along with three others including Mustafa Dossa who died on June 28.
(IANS)

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