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4 convicts within the Naroda Patiya riots case have been granted bail through the Excellent Court docket on Wednesday.
Of the 4 convicts, Rajkumar Chaumal and Umesh Bharwad have been sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment through the Gujarat Top Court docket in June 2018.
The Excellent Court docket bench headed through Justice AM Khanwilkar known as the top court docket’s verdict of conviction “controversial”, reviews News18.
2002 Naroda Patiya case: Excellent Court docket grants bail to 4 convicts – Umeshbhai Bharwad, Rajkumar, Harshad and Prakashbhai Rathod
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In line with the record, the SC bench stated the top court docket had basically trusted police officers’ id of those convicts. Then again, no id parade was once performed in sure case, which raised doubts over the id of those convicts in a bunch of round 15,000 individuals, Information18 reported.
A mob had killed 97 other people, maximum of them Muslim, within the Naroda Patiya space of Ahmedabad on February 28, 2002, an afternoon after the torching of the Sabarmati Categorical at Godhra, which induced state-wide riots in Gujarat.