Justice Long Delayed

Sometime after 2 p.m. on March 12, 1993, a man parked a scooter in Zaveri Bazaar, a busy jewelry market in Bombay, and walked away. Forty minutes later, the scooter exploded, killing 17 people?just one in a series of explosions in the city that day which killed 257 and injured over 700. It remains India's worst-ever terrorist attack. Last week, more than 13 years later, a Bombay court convicted 42-year-old salesman Mohammed Shoaib Ghansar of planting the scooter bomb. He was only the fifth of 123 defendants to be convicted of involvement in the blasts, believed to have been carried out...

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