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4 Accused In 2005 Ayodhya Terror Attack Sentenced To Life Imprisonment

Mumbai: Four out of Five accused in 2005 Ayodhya terror attack has been sentenced to life term imprisonment. The special court announced its verdict today.

Fine of Rs 2.4 lakh has been imposed on each of the convicts by courts public prosecutor Gulab Chandra Agrahari told reporters.

The five accused were arrested for conspiracy and logistical and material help was provided to suspected terrorists. The terrorists were killed at the scene of the incident.

In the Tuesday’s judgment, the special court sentenced Irfan, Ashiq Iqbal alias Farooq, Shakeel Ahmed and Mohammad Nasim to life imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 40,000 on each. Mohammad Aziz has not been found guilty.

On July 5, 2005, the Ram Janmabhoomi – heavy insurgents attacked the Babri Masjid camp by armed militants. The attack was foiled by security officials and the attackers were killed after an hour’s encounter. 

Terroristspresented pilgrims in the way of Ayodhya, and they boarded a Tata Sumo in Akbarpur near Kichhauchha village in Faizabad. In Faizabad, he left Sumo and rented a jeep operated by a driver, Rehan Alam Ansari.

Seven CRPF jawans suffered serious injuries and the incident of all the terrorists died within 100 meters of the site. The investigating team used the IMEI numbers to track the phone calls made from cell phones made by the terrorists.

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