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After 16 years, 2006 Varanasi blasts convict terrorist Waliullah Khan sentenced to death

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Varanasi: Terrorist Waliullah Khan, convicted of the 2006 serial bomb blasts in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, has been sentenced to death. Verdict came after 16 years of blast. 16 people died in Varanasi blast. Ghaziabad Court has sentenced The charges against Waliullah were settled on June 6. There were 4 ongoing cases and he was convicted in all. In one case the sentence was given to life imprisonment, while in one it was sentenced to death.

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These blasts took place on 7 March. These blasts took place sequentially. A fine of 50 thousand has also been imposed on Waliullah. Ghaziabad Court has sentenced The charges against Waliullah were settled on June 6. There were 4 ongoing cases and he was convicted in all. In one case the sentence was given to life imprisonment, while in one it was sentenced to death. These blasts took place on 7 March. These blasts took place sequentially. A fine of 50 thousand has also been imposed on Waliullah.

On 7 March 2006, 18 people were killed and over 100 were injured in blasts at Varanasi’s Sankat Mochan Mandir and Chhawni railway station. District Administration’s lawyer Rajesh Sharma told that District Sessions Judge Jitendra Kumar Sinha had convicted Waliullah in two cases registered under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). He had said that in one case the accused has been acquitted due to insufficient evidence.

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