Srinagar: A special NIA court on Wednesday acquitted key accused Swami Aseemanand in the 2007 Ajmer blast case, media reports said. It also gave a clean chit to two others.
The court, however, found three – Sunil Joshi (dead), Devendra Gupta, Bhavesh Patel – guilty and they have been convicted in the case. The quantum of punishment will be pronounced by the court on March 16, reported The Indian Express.
On October 11, 2007, during the month of Ramzan, a blast rocked the dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, killing three and injuring 17 people. There were as many as 149 witnesses in the case and 451 documents were examined and the NIA filed three supplementary chargesheets in the case.