Two key accused in Jaipur blasts case plead not guilty

Two key accused in the 2008 Jaipur blasts case on Tuesday pleaded not guilty in a special court here after which it fixed May 26 for commencing trial.

Last Updated: May 10, 2011, 23:08 PM IST

Jaipur: Two key accused in the 2008 Jaipur
blasts case on Tuesday pleaded not guilty in a special court here
after which it fixed May 26 for commencing trial.

The special bomb blast cases court read out the charges
against Mohammad Sarvar Aazmi and Shahbbaz Hussain in the case
after which the duo denied to accept it and asked the
prosecution to prove the charges.

The prosecution will now produce its witnesses on May 26
when the trial in the case will commence.

The duo was charged for offences under the various
sections of IPC, Explosives Act and Unlawful Activities Act.

Charge sheets were recently filed against the two in the
court.

There are nine accused in the blast case but four are
still absconding.

The police had arrested Shahbaaz Hussain, Mohammad Saif,
Sarvar Aazmi, Salman and another man, but four accused namely
Sahdaab, Aariz, Mohammed Khalid and Saajid absconding.

On May 13, 2008, a series of nine synchronized bomb
blasts in fifteen minutes at various locations in Jaipur left
63 people dead and over 200 injured.

PTI