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Haji Bilal serving life sentence in Vadodara central jail died at Sayaji Hospital during treatment for illness

Haji Bilal,who was serving a life sentence in Vadodara Central Jail, died at Sayaji Hospital during treatment for illness.

Haji Bilal serving life sentence in Vadodara central jail died at Sayaji Hospital during treatment for illness
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Bilal Ismail Abdul Majid known as Haji Bilal, believed to be the mastermind of the Godhra Sabarmati train incident, who was serving a life sentence in Vadodara Central Jail, died at Sayaji Hospital during treatment for illness. The police completed the legal process and send the body for postmortem. His relatives were also informed by the police.

Giving details A.C.P. Alpesh Rajgor said, Haji Bilal, a resident of Godhra, was serving a life sentence in Vadodara Central Jail in connection with the Godhra Sabarmati train incident. He was admitted to Sayaji Hospital on November 22 due to ill health and died during treatment on Wednesday.

Haji Bilal was believed to be the mastermind behind the Godhra Sabarmati train scandal. A resident of Godhra he was serving life term in Vadodara Central Jail. ACP Rajgor said, for the last three four years he was having health issues and gets treatment. Even on parole he gets treatment for ill health. On 22nd he was admitted to the hospital and died during treatment. After the inquest panchnama in presence of executive magistrate his body was sent to postmortem. Presently it seems he died due to ill health but exact reason of death will comes out after postmortem.

Haji Bilal's family members were rushed to Sayaji Hospital after his death was reported.

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