Godhra case: Suspected accused detained, questioned
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Last Updated: Thursday, March 03, 2011, 21:52
  
Ahmedabad: A man suspected to be one of the 16 absconding accused in the 2002 Godhra train burning case was detained last night, Panchmahal district police said here Thursday.

"One Ismail Chunga was detained late last night from Godhra and we are verifying the identity of the man as there was some confusion with regard to his name," Panchmahal Superintendent of Police J R Mothaliya said.

Chunga was being questioned and other details given by him were being verified, he added.

On March 1, a Special Court hearing the case had awarded capital punishment for 11 and life term for 20 others out of 31 convicted of criminal conspiracy and murder in the Godhra train burning case where 59 person had died when the S6 coach of Sabarmati Express was set on fire by a mob on February 27, 2002. PTI Ahmedabad, Mar 3 (PTI) A man suspected to be one of the 16 absconding accused in the 2002 Godhra train burning case was detained last night, Panchmahal district police said here today.

"One Ismail Chunga was detained late last night from Godhra and we are verifying the identity of the man as there was some confusion with regard to his name," Panchmahal Superintendent of Police J R Mothaliya said.

Chunga was being questioned and other details given by him were being verified, he added.

On March 1, a Special Court hearing the case had awarded capital punishment for 11 and life term for 20 others out of 31 convicted of criminal conspiracy and murder in the Godhra train burning case where 59 person had died when the S6 coach of Sabarmati Express was set on fire by a mob on February 27, 2002.

PTI


First Published: Thursday, March 03, 2011, 21:52


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