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Parliament Attack Case Afzal Guru Hanged Buried in Tihar Jail

Parliament Attack Case Afzal Guru Hanged Buried in Tihar Jail

In Year 2001 –
Indian Parliament was attack by terrorist.

The attack was conducted jointly by the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LET) and the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JEM).

Seven members of the security forces, including a female constable, were killed, as were the five still incompletely identified men who carried out the attack.


Mohammad Afzal Guru was a terrorist found guilty of conspiracy in the December 2001 attack on the Indian Parliament, who was sentenced to death by Special POTA Court in 2002.

He was born in Aabgah village near Sopore town in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Delhi High Court had confirmed the judgment in 2003 and Supreme Court of India rejected his appeal in 2005

The sentence was scheduled to be carried out on 20 October 2006, but Afzal was given a stay of execution and remained on death row.

On 3 February 2013, his mercy petition was rejected by the President of India Pranab Mukherjee.

He was hanged at Delhi's Tihar Jail around 08:00 A.M. on February 9, 2013 and
was buried near jail number three
He is the  second person to be hanged in India in nearly a decade.

But justice delayed is Justice denied.

Still question remains why he was not given death punishment on time?

Time Line Chronology of Afzal Guru Parliament Case 

December 13, 2001:
Five terrorists enter Parliament complex and open indiscriminate fire, killing nine people and injuring over 15.

December 15, 2001:
Delhi Police pick up Afzal Guru, a member of terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM), from Jammu and Kashmir.
S.A.R Geelani of Delhi University’s Zakir Hussain College picked up for questioning and later arrested.
Afsan Guru and her husband Shaukat Hussain Guru — were picked up later.


June 4, 2002:
Charges are framed against four people —
Afzal Guru, Geelani, Shaukat Hussain Guru, Afsan Guru and Geelani.

December 18, 2002:
Death sentence given to Geelani, Shaukat Hussain Guru and Afzal Guru, while Afsan Guru is let off.

August 30, 2003:
Jaish-e-Muhammad leader Ghazi Baba, prime accused in the attack, is killed in an encounter with the Border Security Force (BSF) in Srinagar.

October 29, 2003:
Geelani acquitted in the case.

August 4, 2005:
The Supreme Court, while confirming the death sentence of Afzal Guru, commutes Shaukat Hussain Guru’s death sentence to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment.

September 26, 2006:
Delhi court orders Afzal Guru to be hanged.

October 3, 2006:
Afzal Guru’s wife Tabasum Guru files a mercy petition with then President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.

January 12, 2007:
The Supreme Court dismisses Afzal Guru’s plea seeking review of his death sentence

May 19, 2010:
Delhi government rejects Afzal Guru’s mercy petition

December 30, 2010:
Shaukat Hussain Guru released from Tihar Jail.


February 3, 2013:
President Pranab Mukherjee rejects Afzal Guru’s mercy petition

February 9, 2013:
Afzal Guru hanged in Tihar Jail and buried



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8 comments:

Rahul Aggarwal February 09, 2013  

congress govt's tactics i believe to gain public trust now when the elections are near ..

Usha February 09, 2013  

Good news that at last AFzal Guru is hanged to death...I was not aware that only two people were hanged in last decade..No idea how many criminals are in the row to be hanged to death...Social controls are breaking, brutal crimes are rising, this need severe punishment orders and executions.

Thanks for posting time line chronology of Afzal guru case.

rudraprayaga February 10, 2013  

Justice delayed is justice denied.That is why all these problems here.Essential post.

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