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2002 Gujrat riots: HC acquits Maya Kodnani, upholds Babu Bajrangi's life imprisonment

Last Modified Friday, 20 April 2018 (13:12 IST)
Ahmedabad: The Gujarat on Friday acquitted former BJP minister Maya Kodnani, sentenced to 28 years in prison for leading the Naroda Patiya massacre in 2002 in which 97 people were killed.

The court, however, upheld the of Bajrang Dal leader Babu Banrangi. In 2012, Kodnani, a gynaecologist, was sentenced to jail for her role in the riots in Naroda Patiya where around 100 Muslims were killed in three days violence that followed the Godhra train burning of February 27, 2002, in which 59 Hindu volunteers were killed. (UNI)
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