Death Penalty to 38 Convicts in 2008 Ahmedabad Serial Blasts Case

In the serial blasts in Ahmedabad targeted at VIPs, including the present PM, Narendra Modi, carried out by Indian Mujahideen, a militant outfit, stating it to be a ‘rarest of rare’ case, the Special Court awarded death penalty to 38 convicts and life imprisonment to 11 convicts.

Media reports termed it as an instance of highest number of death penalties in a single case- the next highest being 26 in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.