Azharuddin and Umer of Raipur wrote the script of the attack

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  • Azharuddin and Umer from Raipur have been sentenced to life imprisonment.
  • Evidence of both of them being linked to the terrorist organization SIMI.
  • Terrorists in Barnawapara also attacked Bodh Gaya in Bihar in 2013.

Raipur: Azharuddin and Umer, who live in Raipur’s Rajatalab area, have been sentenced to life imprisonment. Evidence of both of them being linked to the terrorist organization SIMI was found. Both of them had a hand in the planning of serial bomb blasts in Patna in the year 2013. Hearing in this case on Monday, the NIA court in Patna has held both the accused guilty. Apart from this, Special Judge of NIA Gurvinder Singh Malhotra in Patna Civil Court has sentenced Azharuddin and 4 associates of Umer to death, 2 to 10 years and 1 to 7 years in the same serial bomb blast case.

There was a meeting of terrorists in Barnawapara, there were also blasts in Bodh Gaya in Bihar in 2013. Terrorists Umer and Azharuddin are also guilty in this case. Both are currently in Bihar jail. Both of them had fixed a meeting of terrorists in Barnawapara. Big leaders running the big network of SIMI came to this meeting. The responsibility of reaching Bihar with explosives and some people was on Umer and Azharuddin. Both had also done the work to execute the attacks. Then on the basis of inputs received from Bihar, the police arrested Umer. Later in the year 2019, Azharuddin was caught from Hyderabad.

Modi’s visit to Chhattisgarh was also targeted. In the year 2013, Raipur police raided the Rajatalab area and caught 16 SIMI terrorists. Then it was also learned that there was a plan to blow up Narendra Modi with a bomb blast during the proposed roadshow in Ambikapur. A 17-year-old minor was also involved in this conspiracy. While thwarting the conspiracy of the accused, the Chhattisgarh ATS caught them already. After this, due to the incident in Bihar, Bihar Police has kept Umer and later Azharuddin in the jail there.

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