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A session court in Mumbai on Tuesday acquitted two accused in the second part of the 2002 best bakery case in Gujarat .

The two accused harshad Solanki and mafat gohil were absconding when the other accused in the communal riots case faced trial in Mumbai to separate trial for them.

They were arrested in 2013 and the trail against them began in 2019 .

Fourteen people  were killed at the famous best bakery in Vadodara on march1, 2002, following an attack by a mob comprising over 1,000 people during the Godhra riots .

The Gujarat police had booked 21 people on murder charges but in 2023 a vadodra court acquitted all the accused . the supreme court in 2004 then directed a retrial outside gujarat .

The application raised doubts on the role of activist Teesta setalvad after her arrest by the Gujarat police and said that he role in tutoring of witnesses also needed to be probed. The application was rejected.

By : – laxmi kumari intern under legal vidhiya


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