The Dhemaji Court will give the judgment on 2004 Dhemaji bomb blast case on Thursday after, 15 years after the incident.
The blast was executed by militant outfit United Liberation Fron of Asom- Independent (ULFA-I). Later, ULFA-I Commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah sought apology for killing 18 school children in the blast.
As many as 15 accused were convicted in the Dhemaji blast case who were identified as Rashid Bharali, Jiten Chutia, Mohan Chutia, Chandra Nath Gogoi, Prasanta Bhuyan, Meen Baruah, Apsara Baruah, Joy Chandra Chutia, Jatin Duwori alias Rongmon, Muhi Handique, Jaya Chutia, Dipanjali Gohain, Jaya Chutia, Homen Gogoi, Gobin Kalita, and Leela Khan.
It may be mentioned that on the occasion of Independence Day in 2004, an explosion that rocked the Dhemaji College ground at around 9:30 am where 18 were killed including students and their mothers and 40 sustained severe injuries, leading to disability.
The remote-controlled bomb was triggered near the college-gate when the students and teachers of different schools were passing through the gate.
The court read out the charges framed under sections 120/120B/121A/122/302/326 of the Indian Penal Code.
Meanwhile, the families of the victims and the locals of the district have demanded serious punishment to the culprits who have executed the blast. Even after 15 years of gap, the people are hopeful that the court will come up with proper justice to the innocent who lost their lives in the dastardly blast.
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