The Bombay HC directed Maharashtra government to authorise the Collector of Thane to pay compensation to the kin of victims of the serial bomb blasts which occurred on July 13, 2011, in Zaveri Bazaar and other areas of the city.
The 1993 Mumbai blasts absconding mastermind Tiger Memon`s brother`s plea seeking relief from his conviction and life sentence on the ground of him being a chronic schizophrenic was today dismissed by the Supreme Court.
An accused in the July 13 Mumbai serial blasts last year has confessed that fugitive Indian Mujahideen chief Yasin Bhatkal planted the bomb at suburban Dadar that left one person dead and 14 others wounded.
The Supreme Court on Monday cleared the decks for the trial of gangster Abu Salem in 1993
Mumbai serial blasts case by allowing him to cross-examine the
witnesses who deposed against him when he was absconding.