Kolkata, September 3
Three individuals accused within the 2014 Burdwan blast case have pleaded responsible in purposes filed earlier than a particular NIA courtroom right here, their lawyer Md Shajahan Hossain stated right here on Thursday.
Hearing within the case was more likely to be taken up by the courtroom on September 8, Hossain stated.
The three accused who’ve filed purposes pleading responsible are Md Yusuf, Zahirul Sheikh and Zia Ul Haq.
Suspected terrorists have been making bombs and explosive gadgets inside a rented home at Khagragarh in Burdwan district when a blast occurred on October 2, 2014, killing two of them and injuring a 3rd.
Investigations revealed that they’d hyperlinks with terrorist outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB).
The case was first taken up by the West Bengal CID after which transferred to the NIA inside just a few days.
Of the 31 individuals named accused within the case, 24 pleaded responsible on two separate events in 2019. They have been sentenced to 5 years to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment by the particular NIA courtroom.
The NIA had filed the first cost sheet within the case in March 2015, the place it stated there was a “conspiracy of JMB, a proscribed terrorist organisation in Bangladesh, to overthrow the existing government in Bangladesh through violent terrorist acts”. PTI