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Assam Serial Blast verdict: NDFB Chief Ranjan Daimary, 9 others sentenced for life imprisonment

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The special CBI  court in Guwahati has sentenced NDFB  Chief Ranjan Daimary and 9 accused to life imprisonment in the 2008 serial blasts case of Assam.


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The special CBI  court in Guwahati has sentenced National Democratic Front of Boroland ( NDFB )  Chief Ranjan Daimary and 9 accused to life imprisonment in the 2008 serial blasts case of Assam.

3 other accused were sentenced to 5 years of imprisonment. The court imposed fine on another accused.

Those who were given life imprisonment include – George Bodo, Ajay Basumatary, Lokra Basumatary, Raju Sarkar among others. Those who were given 5 years of jail with fine are Jayanti, Prabhat Bodo and Mathuram Brahma.

These 3 have already completed their jail tenure and are to be acquitted with a fine.

It must be mention here that in  October 2008, 88 people were killed and over 500 were injured in multiple blasts in Assam’s Guwahati, Kokrajhar, Barpeta town .

The accused rigged two cars and motorbikes with explosives and parked them strategically at nine locations including Guwahati, Barpeta Road. We spoke to SP, CBI,  N S Kharayat outside court.

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