High court rejects Maudany’s anticipatory bail plea

August 3rd, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS  

Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Tuesday dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of Kerala-based People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader Abdul Nasir Maudany, an accused in the 2008 Bangalore serial blasts case.
Judge N. Ananda said the blasts, which killed a woman and injured over 15 people, was a “terrorist act” and a case has been made out against Maudany by the prosecution.

Ananda said Maudany’s offences attract the provisions of the Unlawful Activities Act.

Maudany moved the high court after a lower court had July 9 dismissed his anticipatory bail appeal.

The PDP leader is one of the 31 chargesheeted for alleged involvement in the series of eight low-intensity blasts in east and south Bangalore July 25, 2008. The explosions took place in a span of 40 minutes.

A woman waiting at a bus stand in east Bangalore was killed on the spot in the explosion.

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