1993 Mumbai Blast Verdict
Started from the bottom as a chauffeur and pursuing a level of infamous threat amongst all. Abu Salem born at Azamgarh district in the state of Uttar Pradesh was finally sentenced to life imprisonment today for his sinister participation in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blast.
Devastated by losing their loved ones on 12th March’93 people were held in a state of desperation as of no justice came out of the court of law, but till the day people breathe a breath of relief for who deserved the punishment of the acts is now behind the bars until perish.
It was not only Abu Salem who had an involvement in the same but a queue of convicts. While Salem has been sentenced to life imprisonment and 2lakh fine, the culprits in hand of the blast Taher Merchant and Feroz Khan was awarded death sentence to cause blasts and death of people. After committing the hideous crime Feroz Khan expressed to live for his children hoping to not get a death sentence before the verdict yesterday. While Riyaz Siddiqui gets a 10year jail term and 10,000 rupees fine and Karimulla Khan gets a life sentence for conviction of murder, criminal conspiracy to cause blast under TADA.
It was the judgment day today post 24 years of the incident occurred, bringing a ray of hope for people who lost their loved ones in an act of avenge for irrational.