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Three convicted in Mangaluru's first sleeper cell raid get life imprisonment

Dakshina Kannada police along with sleuths from the Anti Terror Squad, Mumbai had arrested all the seven suspects in 2009.

Published: 12th April 2017 04:05 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th April 2017 04:05 PM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

MANGALURU: All three suspects convicted in the 2008 police crackdown on Mangaluru’s first sleeper cell in Ullal, were on Wednesday sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for life. The court of Judicial Magistrate First class (JMFC) here announced the sentence after the three were convicted on Saturday. 

Four others undertrials in the case- Mohammed Ali, his son Javed Ali, Shabbir Bhatkal alias Shabbir Maulvi  and Mohammad Rafique were acquitted in the case by Judge Pushpanjali of the third district and sessions court Mangaluru on Tuesday.

Dakshina Kannada police along with sleuths from the Anti Terror Squad, Mumbai had arrested all the seven suspects in 2009. The four suspects who were acquitted had been in judicial custody since 2009.

Javed Ali and father Mohammed Ali were the first to be arrested in 2008 from Ullal followed by five others - Fakir Ahmed, Moulana Shabbir, Mohammed Rafique, Ahmed Bava alias Abubaker and Syed Mohammed.



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