Those acquitted in Godhra case released from jail

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.