Questioning the NIA’s probe and choice of prosecutor, Hyderabad MP and MIM supremo Asaduddin Owaisi has been raising demands for a retrial in the case.
Aatiq is a bangle maker who lost his relatives in the blast, had his hopes pinned on the verdict.
Tension palpable in the Old City of Hyderabad after the special NIA court acquitted all five accused in the Mecca Masjid blast case
Monday's verdict led to a political slugfest -- from New Delhi to Hyderabad.
IF the five accused who were acquitted on Monday were not responsible for the blast, and if hundreds of those who were initially arrested and later released were innocent too, who are the actual perpe
As Superintendent of police with the National Investigation Agency (NIA), IPS officer Pratibha Ambedkar -- based in Hyderabad then -- was vigorously pursuing the Mecca Masjid blast case.
A special anti-terror court in Hyderabad acquitted Aseemanand and four others in the case, ruling that the prosecution failed to prove charges against them.
The lawyers of the accused said that the prosecution was not able to prove the charges framed against the accused following which they were set free.