2007 Ajmer Blast: Hearing adjourned till eighth March

The November 10, 2007, blast in Ajmer that had taken three lives and injured seventeen was handed over to the NIA in 2011.

Published: 25th February 2017 01:18 PM  |   Last Updated: 25th February 2017 01:18 PM   |  A+A-

File Photo of Lokesh Sharma, accused in Ajmer blast case, being produced in a court in Ajmer. | PTI


NEW DELHI: The hearing in the 2007 Ajmer Dargah Blasts case has been adjourned till March 8 by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Jaipur.

Speaking to the media, lawyer K.C. Rana said that the decision has been taken because of the size of the case which is huge in terms of the evidence and the accused.
“The court has said that the case is extremely voluminous, there are 149 witnessed and 451 documents that have to be examined and analyzed which naturally takes time,” said Rana.
He further said that the court is expected to pronounce its judgement on March 8.

The November 10, 2007, blast in Ajmer that had taken three lives and injured seventeen was handed over to the NIA in 2011.

Hearings for the case were postponed multiple times as the witnesses made applications delaying their appearance before the court, citing threat to their lives among other reasons.
After the change of government at the Centre in 2014, the case was moved fast-track.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp