Three Muslim ‘terror accused’ were acquitted by Lucknow court after 13 years



By Muslim Mirror News,

Lucknow, 10 April 2014:  A Special Judge of a  local court in Lucknow , Badrud Duja Naqvi, has acquitted Dr. Sayyed Abdul Mubeen, Kaleem Akhtar and Gulzar Ahmed Vani for the absence of evidence against them .

 The accused were implicated by police in many bomb blast cases across the country and they were charged  under section 121, 121A, 122, 123 and 124A of the Indian Penal Code for constructing and planting of a bomb, and conspiring against the nation.

 The accused got bail after spending almost one decade  behind bars and now they were finally acquitted by the Special Court.

 Police had also accused them of being associated with the Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) and Pakistan based Hizbul Mujahideen. SIMI had not been declared a banned organization at the time the incident took place .

 Mubeen, a resident of Siddharthnagar in eastern Uttar Pradesh, was arrested from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) for a similar case in Agra. AMU witnessed massive protest for more than 15 days due to his arrest. At that time Mubeen was pursuing a  BUMS degree at AMU.

The trials and tribulations  of Gulzar Ahmed Vani, now around 42 years, a resident of Peeparkari (Toparkari), Srinagar, started when he was arrested at the fag end of July 2001 by the Special Branch of Delhi Police along with “a huge cache of explosive ammunition.” He was subsequently framed in  various bomb blasts in Delhi, as well as in Kanpur, Agra, Barabanki and Lucknow.  He was firstly sent to Tihar jail, and later brought to Kanpur by the UP Police.

 Akhtar is a resident of  Lucknow .

To read the complete story how they were implicated by police click at the link given below.


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