Gujarat: Verdict on Ode killings on May 4
Ahmedabad: The verdict in the post-Godhra riot case at Ode village in Anand, where three persons including two women were killed a decade ago, is likely to be pronounced on May 4.
Additional Sessions Judge RM Sareen, who is presiding over the case, is likely to pronounce the judgement with regard to 40 accused in the case.
Special public prosecutor in the case, Bipin C Trivedi said that during the hearing on the case today, judge decided for pronouncement of the judgement on May 4.
This is the third case of the 2002 riots at Ode village, probed by the Supreme Court appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT), where the court will pronounce verdict.
According to details of this case, during communal violence that broke out in Ode village of Anand after the Godhra train burning incident on February 27, 2002, three persons including two women were burnt to death by a mob in Malav Bhagol area of the village.
But the FIR in the matter was registered on March 5, after some of the victims reported the incident while in relief camp.
Based on the FIR initially 43 persons were arrested, out of which two fled out of India, while four others jumped bail and are still absconding.
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