Mumbai : Abu Salem and Karimulla Shaikh awarded life imprisonment. The convicts of the 1993 Mumbai Bomb Blasts Case, Abu Salem and Karimullah Shaikh has been awarded life imprisonment by special Terrorist and Disruptive Activity (TADA) Court . While Riyas Siddiqui has been given 10 years of imprisonment, TADA court also imposed fines on both Abu Salem and Karimullah Rs 2 lakh. On the other hand, Tahir Merchant and Feroze Abdul Rashid to be hanged. Abu salem and 4 other convicts have reached court for the quantum of sentence hearing in 1993 blast case.
The court had convicted 6 people, including the mastermind of the attack Mustafa Dosa and Abu Salem on june 16 this year. Arguments over the degree of sentences continued after the conviction in june and concluded on August 10.
All the accused were facing multiple charges like criminal conspiracy, waging war against the government and murder of people.