Bangalore: Six persons, suspected to have
links with terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba, were on Saturday
convicted by a local court for the 2005 terror attack at the
Indian Institute of Science (IISc) here.
The court convicted Mohammed Raza-ul-Rehman, Afzal Pasha,
Mehboob Ibrahim, Miruddin Khan, Nizamuddin and Munna on charge
of plotting the terror attack and waging war against the
country, but acquitted another man charged with conspiracy.
Judge V R Revanakara said the quantum of sentence would
be pronounced on December 19 after hearing arguments by the
prosecution and defence.
The militants had opened fire at delegates emerging out
of an international conference at the IISc on December 28,
2005, killing a retired professor of IIT-Delhi and injuring
Police had filed cases of sedition, terrorism and
religious disharmony, among others, against the accused.
Police had arrested Pasha on January 14, 2006, along with