Articles about Shrikant Purohit

30 Oct 2018

Malegaon blast: After 10yrs, Purohit, 6 others charged under UAPA

A special court in Mumbai framed charges against Lt Col Prasad Shrikant Purohit, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, and five others in the September 2008 Malegaon bomb-blast case.

Malegaon blast case: SC refuses Purohit's plea seeking SIT probe

The Supreme Court today refused to entertain Lt Col Prasad Shrikant Purohit's plea seeking a court-monitored probe by a Special Investigation Team into his alleged abduction, illegal detention, and brutal torture in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.

2007 Mecca Masjid blast: All accused, including Swami Aseemanand, acquitted

All accused in the Mecca Masjid blast of 2007, including Swami Aseemanand, have been acquitted by a Special NIA Court in Hyderabad.

27 Dec 2017

2008 Malegaon blasts: MCOCA charges dropped against Sadhvi Pragya, Purohit

A special NIA (National Investigation Agency) court in Mumbai has dropped charges under MCOCA (Maharashtra Control of Organized Crime Act), some sections of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), and Arms Act against four accused -Sadhvi Pragya, Lt Col Prasad Purohit, Major (retd.) Ramesh Upadhyay, Ajay Rahikar- in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case.

Malegaon blast case: Lt Col Purohit to rejoin Army

After eight years in prison, Lieutenant Colonel Shrikant Purohit was granted bail in the 2008 Malegaon blast case by the Supreme Court, which "set aside" a Bombay HC order.

21 Aug 2017

2008 Malegaon blast: Lt Colonel Purohit gets bail

The SC has granted bail to Lieutenant Colonel Shrikant Prasad Purohit in the 2008 Malegaon blast case that killed seven.

25 Apr 2017

2008 Malegaon blasts: Sadhvi Pragya gets bail

The Bombay High court granted bail to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur who was accused of involvement in the Malegaon blasts. However, co-accused Col Shrikant Purohit has not been granted bail by the court.

14 May 2016

NIA drops charges in Malegaon blast case

National Investigation Agency (NIA) dropped all charges against Sadhvi Pragya Thakur and five others in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.