Those acquitted in Godhra case released from jail

All the 63 persons acquitted in the 2002 Godhra train burning case were released from Sabarmati Central Jail in Ahmedabad on Tuesday evening.

Updated: Feb 22, 2011, 22:29 PM IST

Ahmedabad: All the 63 persons acquitted in
the 2002 Godhra train burning case were released from
Sabarmati Central Jail in Ahmedabad on Tuesday evening.

"All the 63 persons, acquitted by the special court
today, have been released from Sabarmati Central Jail and are
on their way to Godhra", defence lawyer Irfan Pathan said.

Special Judge PR Patel on Tuesday found 31 persons guilty in
Godhra train burning case for criminal conspiracy and
murder while acquitting 63 other accused.

PTI