NIA court gives death sentenced to Yaseen Bhatkal, others in 2013 Hyderabad blasts

Photo of Indian Mujahideen (IM)) co-founder Yaseen Bhatkal.

Hyderabad: A special National Investigation A (NIA) court today sentenced to death five convicts, including Indian Mujahideen (IM)) co-founder Yaseen Bhatkal in the 2013 Hyderabad bomb blasts.

IM co-founder Yasin Bhatkal along with Pakistani national Zia-ur-Rahman and 3 others awarded death penalty by special NIA court in Hyderabad

The court had on December 13th held Bhatkal and four other operatives of the banned IM, including a Pakistani national, guilty in the twin blasts in the city’s Dilsukhnagar area on February 21, 2013, which killed 18 persons, including one unborn child in mother’s womb, and injured 131 others.

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