1993 Mumbai Blast: Abu Salem, Mustafa Dossa and 4 Others Convicted

The dastardly attacks had left 257 dead, 713 persons seriously injured and destroyed properties worth Rs 27 crore.

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Mastermind of the 1993 Mumbai blasts case Mustafa Dossa and extradited gangster Abu Salem were convicted by a special TADA court on Friday.

While Dossa was convicted on charges of conspiracy and murder under various sections of the IPC, besides offences under the TADA Act, the Arms Act and the Explosives Act, Salem was found guilty of transporting weapons from Gujarat to Mumbai ahead of the blasts.

He had also handed over to actor Sanjay Dutt AK 56 rifles, 250 rounds, and some hand grenades at his residence on 16 January 1993. Two days later, on 18 January 1993, Salem and two others went to Dutt's house and got back two rifles and some rounds.

The dastardly attacks had left 257 dead, 713 persons seriously injured, and destroyed properties worth Rs 27 crore.

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