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SIMI activists convicted

Indore: Three activists of SIMI have been sentenced to five year imprisonment alongwith a fine of Rs. 5000 each for possessing unlicensed guns and explosives. Three others were acquitted.

Shyamnagar police had raided the house of Gaffoor Khan and had arrested 13 persons in August 2008. The convicted persons are Khalid son of Muhammad Salim, Samiullah Khan son of D. Akhtar and Shehzad son of Ba-ullah. Ravindra Singh Gaur, the government pleader, said that he would appeal in the high court against District and Session judge S. S. Sisodia’s order of conviction for higher punishment and would demand punishment for the acquitted persons too.