Mumbai, Sep 12: A special TADA court on Tuesday awarded life sentence to Riyaz Siddiqui (67) in the builder Pradeep Jain murder case.
This comes after he was sentenced to ten years jail term for his role in the 1993 Bombay bomb blasts case on last Thursday.
“The accused acted as a mediator on behalf of Abu Salem and Anees Ibrahim who wanted to purchase the property. Life imprisonment would meet the ends of justice,” TOI quoted Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam was saying.
On August 31 this year, the special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA) court convicted Siddiqui in the the murder.