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Tiger hit man Ghansar held guilty
Tribune News Service

Mumbai, September 14
The special TADA court hearing the 1993 Mumbai blasts case has found accused Mohammad Shoaib Kasam Ghansar guilty of carrying out one of the bomb blasts in Mumbai on March 12, 1993. Ghansar was found guilty of parking a two-wheeler fitted with explosives at Mumbaiís Zaveri Bazar which exploded killing 17 persons.

Ghansar has been in jail ever since his arrest following the blasts. Public Prosecutor Ujwal Nikam said the prosecution would plead for the death penalty to be awarded to Ghansar.

Ghansar, 43, is accused No. 9 and the fifth in the Mumbai blasts case after four members of the Memon family to be held guilty.

Ghansar, a hit man of Tiger Memon, allegedly owned a front business of the underworld as well. There are 14 charges against him , including charges under Section 3 of the TADA Act and Section 120-B of the Indian Penal Code.

 



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