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Six people were killed and over 100 injured when an explosive device strapped to a motorcycle went off near a mosque in Malegaon, a town in north Maharashtra, on September 29, 2008.

india Updated: Jan 04, 2021, 12:42 IST

BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur arrives at the Special NIA Court in Mumbai BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur arrives at the Special NIA Court in Mumbai(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Singh Thakur, accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, appeared before the Special NIA Court in Mumbai.

Apart from Thakur, LT Col Purohit, Chaturvedi and Kulkarni, Ajay Rahirkar, retired Major Ramesh Upadhyay and Sudhakar Dwivedi are also accused in the case. Out of the seven accused, Kulkarni, Rahirkar, Upadhyay and Dwivedi, have appeared before the NIA.

Six people were killed and over 100 injured when an explosive device strapped to a motorcycle went off near a mosque in Malegaon, a town in north Maharashtra, on September 29, 2008.

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