New Delhi: The CBI Special Court on Monday convicted the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) Chief Ranjan Daimary and 14 others in the 2008 case of serial bomb blasts in Assam, which had left 88 people dead. However, the judgement announcing the quantum of punishment for the convicted is due on Wednesday.
Daimary and 14 others were convicted under the various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) by CBI Special Judge Aparesh Chakraborty.
Besides Daimary, the others convicted are George Bodo, B Tharai, Raju Sarkar, Nilim Daimary, Anchai Bodo, Indra Brahma, Loko Basumatary, Khargeswar Basumatary, Prabhat Bodo, Jayanta Bodo, Ajay Basumatary, Mridul Goyary, Mathuram Brahma and Rajen Goyary.
The serial blasts were triggered by the NDFB on October 30, 2008, in Guwahati, Kokrajhar, Bongaigaon, and Barpeta, killing 88 people and injuring more than 500.