7/11 verdict: 12 convicted, one acquitted

Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Twelve of the 13 accused in the 7/11 Mumbai serial blasts were convicted on Friday and one was acquitted by a special MCOCA Court here, the special public prosecutor said.

“The long-awaited decision on the July 7, 2006 serial blasts has been given out. Twelve of the 13 accused have been convicted,” Special Public Prosecutor Raja Thakare told the media after the verdict was pronounced.

He said one person has been acquitted, while two of the charges on the 12 convicted attracts death penalty.

He said arguments on the quantum of sentence will be taken up on Monday.

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