Malegaon blasts: No labels of my signature on the 2 motorcycles, says witness
A witness within the 2008 Malegaon blast case who had identified bikes, consisting of the LML Freedom allegedly determined on the blast website online, informed the courtroom on Tuesday that there had been no labels of his signature on them. The witness, a Malegaon resident, had carried out the spot panchnama (stock) of the articles located on the blast web page. These blanketed 33 articles, inclusive of 5 bicycles and two motorcycles, which he recognized on Monday.
During cross-examination by means of advocate J P Mishra, representing accused Pragya Singh Thakur, the witness informed the court docket that it changed into accurate to mention that he had identified the five bicycles primarily based on the labels on them bearing his signature. “It is accurate to say that the labels bearing my signature are not on the 2 motorcycles, even though I ought to identify them. I had visible them immediate in the same condition then as I did on Monday.”
The investigators declare that the LML motorbike became used to plant the bomb, which triggered the loss of life of six human beings and injured 101 on September 29, 2008. The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad had claimed that the motorbike was registered in Thakur’s name, at the same time as the NIA claimed in 2016 that she turned into no longer the use of it for over years before the blast.
SINGAPORE — What commenced out as a bored, drunken prank changed into a blaze of fireplace that ravaged five bikes and one automobile. On Wednesday, July 10, Loh Hsien Aik, the fire starter, changed into given a 2.Five yr jail sentence for committing mischief by using fire.
The incident happened on October 17, 2018. Loh Hsien Aik, 33 an unemployed man, was in an inebriated nation, thanks to the several cans of beer that he had loved. Bored and under the influence of alcohol, he saw a motorcycle at an open-air car parking zone in Boon Lay and decided to apply his lighter (he was a ordinary smoker) to set the bike seat on hearth.
His bored and drunken act of mischief soon were given out of hand and changed into a far bigger problem (and a much bigger blaze).
Little did Loh realize that the blaze could unfold to four other bikes and a BMW automobile, and all besides for one (which become charred on one aspect) suffered irreparable harm.
The details of the night time had been as follows: Loh became drunk and wandering round the car park at Block 221 Boon Lay Place, out of doors Boon Lay Shopping Centre. It was around 12:50a.M., and Loh was seized with the aid of the choice to play with fireplace, or extra especially, to set some thing alight.
Loh determined to set hearth to the seat of a motorbike that became parked there. He did so, and then turned and walked away. However, while he regarded lower back on the bike, he noticed that the fireplace had grown and had begun to unfold to different bikes parked next to the one he in the beginning lit on hearth. A BMW vehicle parked there had stuck fireplace as nicely.
Loh stayed close to the scene and watched the hearth play out, but he did not at any moment alert the police or the fireplace branch.
A guy who changed into eating at a diner close by noticed the blaze and contacted the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), who quickly arrived at the scene as a total of six automobiles have been on fireplace.
The SCDF at once labored to put out the hearth, which had turn out to be a relatively big blaze at this point in time.