New Delhi, August 17: In a case related to Delhi high court bomb blast in 2011, the Patiala house Court on Tuesday upheld the decision of Juvenile Justice Board who issued three years imprisonment of a convicted Juvenile. The Juvenile who is guilty in the case, filed a plea challenging the decision by the Juvenile Justice Board which was dismissed by the Patiala court.
The Ld. Court dismissed the appeal of Juvenile and found him guilty under various sections of the unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, Indian Panel Code and Explosive Substances Act for various offences including criminal conspiracy for terrorists Act and waging war against the Government of India.
On 7th September 2011, a powerful bomb blast took place near the reception Counter between gate no.4 & 5 of Delhi High Court which resulted in the death of 15 and injuries to 79 persons as well as extensive damage to property of Delhi High Court. The attack took place while former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was on a historic two-day official state visit to Bangladesh, to discuss Bangladesh–India relations.
After its registration, the case was transferred to NIA for investigation and after investigation, charge sheets were filed against accused Wasim Akram Malik, Amir Abbas Dev, Amir Ali Kamal, Junaid Akram Malik, Shakir Hussain Sheikh and Abu [email protected] Sarwar and a juvenile under various sections of law. Trial of the main case is under progress before the Special Court of NIA, New Delhi whereas the juvenile was tried before the Juvenile Justice Board of New Delhi.
The Juvenile Justice Board, New Delhi convicted the Juvenile for commission of offences under sections 120-B IPC r/w Section 121/121-A/122/123/ 307/323/ 325/302/436/440 IPC, Section 4&5 of Explosive Substances Act and Section 16,18,20,38,39 of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and sent him to Special home for three years.