Samjhauta Express blast case: Special court defers verdict till March 14

Haryana's water shortage was blown on February 18, 2007 in Samjhauta Express, between Lahore and Delhi.

Haryana’s water shortage was blown on February 18, 2007 in Samjhauta Express, between Lahore and Delhi.

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In 2007, India’s special court has been decided by a compromise case in Samjhauta Express in 2007, which will be heard on March 14. After 12 years today, the case was decided in Panchkula where many witnesses have confessed in the undermine case against four suspects.

Let’s tell you when and when in this case, how and how happened.

Where was the blast?

On February 18, 2007, a bomb blast took place at Haryana’s Panipat in Samjhauta Express between Lahore and Delhi. In which a total of 68 people were killed, including 43 Pakistani and 10 Indian civilians while 15 people were unable to identify, the dead were 64 passengers and 4 were from the railway. According to the National Investigation Agency of India, 10 people including 10 Pakistanis were injured in a terrorist attack as a result of the explosion; several coaches of the train were burnt. In his report, the Indian Investigation Agency had declared it an organized conspiracy to target India’s integrity, security, self-determination and unity. According to the Indian media, the Haryana police initially registered an FIR but the Ministry of Interior moved the National Investigation Agency in case of this attack in 2010. The first charge sheet was filed in June 2011, after which two side charging sheets were filed respectively in August 2012 and June 2013.

What happened in the initial investigation?

Initial investigation revealed that at 11.53 minutes, the explosive materials and fireworks fired fire in two trains coming out of the Dewana railway station of Panipat. In the investigation report, 16 coaches containing Attari Express departed from Delhi to Attari on 10.00 minutes and it blasts between Panipat and Dewana. According to the report, 4 coaches of 16 were allocated for second class labor while the blast occurred in two coaches who were not allotted where 4 IEDs were installed; as a result, two coaches were injured while two IEDs were recovered later.

Who was the trial suspect?

The blast was imposed on 8 people, out of whom 4 only encountered the cases, in the case; the main accused was Swami Aseemanand alias Nabha Kumar Sarkar, which was given in 2015 by Punjab and Haryana High Court. Three other accused are in judicial custody in Kamal Chauhan, Rajender Chaudhary and Lokesh Sharma Central Ambala Jail. While three suspects, Amit Chauhan, Ramachandra Kalasangra and Sandeep Dange were declared as an accused in the trial. However, the National Investigation Agency was declared mastermind another suspect Sunil Joshi was killed in Madhya Pradesh in December 2007.

It is noteworthy that the main accused of this case is Swami Aseemanand, the MQI blast in Hyderabad district and the blast in Ajmer Darga. In the Samjhauta Express case, the National Investigation Agency said that the original support in this conspiracy was Swami Aseemanand and provided protection to other accused and financial support as well.

What is the National Investigation Agency charge sheet?

The report submitted in the court said that Swami Aseemanand was tired of the attacks on the Hindu temples such as Akshadadham Temple, Ragothath Temple and Sankat Mochan attacks. And therefore, with the help of his colleagues, he planned a bomb on the basis of bomb’s revenge against the entire Muslim community. The report was told that the suspects met various people around the country in order to carry out the plan to attack the places of worship of the worshipers of Muslims and their congregations. And in this regard, Samjhauta Express was targeted which used to travel to Pakistan and India for a Muslim journey. In the suite case, the bomb was originally installed by Kamal Chauhan, Lokesh Sharma, Rajender Chaudhary and Amit.

The accused Rajender Chaudhary, Sunil Joshi, Ramachandra Kalasangra, Lokesh Sharma, Kamal Chauhan, Amit and others trained in January 2006 in the Davas Forest of Madhya Pradesh area of ​​January. And during this time training was made to make bombs and its practical demonstration was also done. He received shooting training in Faridabad in April 2006 and after the investigation, he selected the old Delhi railway station to attack Samjhauta Express. There was no security.

How many witnesses were there in the trial?

There were about 299 Witnesses in the trial. 13 of those witnesses were from Pakistan, but 13 were not present in court while in 2013 many Witnesses were confused with their statement. Last year, the special judge of the trial, expressed his disappointment over the slow progress of the trial despite a trial every day a day, the prosecution only offers one or two witnesses on fixed dates. Up to the beginning of the trial, 8 judges have already heard it and now in the case of the hearing of rap and murder cases, the CBI special judge judge Jagdeep Singh is hearing the case in August 2018. But most of the statements of Witnesses were already written before their appointment.


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