Dhemaji : The pronouncement of the verdict on the sensational Dhemaji bomb blast of 2004 has been extended to 4th July instead of today due to the death of the advocate who was representing the 15 accused in the case.
Advocate Ghanshyam Lahon died in an accident last night which has brought a sudden null in the case as he was representing the accused in the bomb blast which claimed 13 lives on the spot in Dhemaji in the year 2004. The ULFA had claimed responsibility of the incident.
Verdict on Dhemaji Blast to be pronounced today
The blast took on the occasion of Independence Day in 2004, where at least 13 people were killed on the spot where most of the victims were schoolchildren aged between 12 and 14. The Bomb which was planted near the college gate was triggered by a remote controlled device.
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As per reports, a total of 15 accused were convicted in the case. The accused are: Dipanjali Gohain, Muhi handique, Prasanta Bhuyan, Jatin Duwori alias Rongman, Homen Gogoi, Leela Khan, Mohan Chutia, Chandra Nath Gogoi, Gobin Kalita, Joy Chandra Chutia, Apsara Baruah, Jiten Chutia, Meen Baruah and Rashid Bharali.
Dhemaji black day
After the blast, ULFA said that this was a big mistake. The blast also proved to be a turning point for the ULFA’s fortunes in the State, and it rapidly lost its base in areas that were once its bastion.
It may be mentioned here that bereaved families are still trying to come out of the trauma of the dark today.