Delhi serial blasts accused given copy charge-sheet

New Delhi, May 20 (Calcutta Tube) A city court Thursday handed over a copy of the charge sheet to the two suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists accused of involvement in the 2008 Delhi serial blasts.

Delhi police filed the charge sheet against Salman Ahmed and Mohammad Shahzad May 15.

The defence will give its reply on the charges to Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Kaveri Baweja May 24.

Baweja May 5 allowed police 10 days’ time to file a charge sheet against Shahzad and Salman, arrested in February and March this year respectively.

Of the 14 arrested, Shahzad, Salman and Hakim are in Tihar jail here. Nine other accused arrested in this case are at present in a Gujarat jail for investigations into their alleged roles in serial blasts in Ahmedabad.

A series of bomb blasts rocked the capital Sep 13, 2008, killing 26 people and leaving 135 others injured.

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