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#Malegaonblasts: NIA gives clean chit to Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, MCOCA dropped

 2016-05-13 06:01:26.0

PRAGNYA_147250eTahlka news Bureau, New Delhi: Malegaon blasts case, the National Investigation Agency has decided not to name Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur as an accused in its chargesheet to be filed in a Mumbai court Friday.

The agency has decided to drop charges under the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) against Thakur.

This sets the stage for her early release from jail.

Twelve persons, including the Sadhvi and Purohit, were arrested for carrying out a blast at Malegaon, a predominantly Muslim town in north Maharashtra, on September 29, 2008, killing six persons and injuring 100.

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