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Gujarat High Court commutes 11 death sentences: All you need to know about 2002 Godhra train carnage

9th October 2017   ·   0 Comments

The Gujarat High Court pronounced its verdict in the 2002 Godhra train coach burning case on Monday. The High Court has commuted the death sentence awarded to 11 convicts. All 31 convicts in the case have now been sentenced to life imprisonment.

The verdict marks an important milestone in the case, which has seen several twists and turns over 15 years.

The court’s judgment comes just months ahead of the elections in Gujarat, and could well find an echo in political campaigns there.

Following are the important facts of the case:


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