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2006 Varanasi Serial Blasts convicted terrorist Waliullah Khan sentenced to death

He was found guilty by a Ghaziabad court on June 4

2006 Varanasi Serial Blasts convicted terrorist Waliullah Khan sentenced to death
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Ghaziabad Court on Monday sentenced 2006 Varanasi serial blasts convicted terrorist Waliullah Khan to death penalty and life imprisonment, news agency sources reported.

Mohammad Waliullah, a resident of Phoolpur in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj, was arrested by police after the blast took place and the trial of his cases were held in Ghaziabad after lawyers in Varanasi declined to defend him.

He was found guilty by a Ghaziabad court on June 4.

Waliullah Khan was held guilty in two cases related to serial bomb blasts in Varanasi in 2006 in which 20 people were killed and more than 100 were injured.

On March 7, 2006, the first blast took place at 6.15 pm inside the Sankat Mochak temple and the second bomb exploded outside the first-class retiring room at Varanasi Cantonment Railway Station 15 minutes later.

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