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Appear Whenever Summoned: Mumbai Court Tells Malegaon Blast Case Accused Pragya Thakur

Malegaon Blast Case accused and BJP MP Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur was appearing before Mumbai’s Special NIA trial court on Nov 24.

File photo of BJP MP Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur arriving at the special NIA court in connection with the Malegaon blast case, in Mumbai. (PTI Photo/Shashank Parade)

Mumbai: BJP’s Bhopal MP Pragya Singh Thakur, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, appeared before a special NIA court here on Wednesday. She appeared before special judge PR Sitre, hearing cases related to the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

Mumbai’s Special NIA trial court told Pragya Singh Thakur that she has to appear before the court whenever the court summons her in the matter.

Thakur’s lawyer said that although the court had not summoned the MP, she appeared on her own as she was in Mumbai for her medical treatment. The BJP leader had last appeared before the court in the case in January this year.

Seven persons, including Thakur and Lt Col Prasad Purohit, are facing trial in the case. A total of eight witnesses have turned hostile in the case so far. Six people were killed and over 100 injured when an explosive device strapped to a motorcycle went off near a mosque in Malegaon town in north Maharashtra, on September 29, 2008.

According to police, the motorbike was registered in Thakur’s name and that led to her arrest in 2008. The Bombay High Court had granted bail to her in 2017. She is being tried under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) and other relevant laws.

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