The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the death sentence of Adam Bhai Sulemanbhai Ajmeri and Abdul Kayum alias Muftisaab Mohmedbhai, who were convicted by a Special POTA Court in Gujarat for causing the death of 37 people at the Akshardham temple in Gujarat in 2002. The judgment was affirmed by the Gujarat High Court.

A Bench, consisting of Justices B. Sudershan Reddy and S.S. Nijjar, while staying the sentence, issued notice to Gujarat on appeals by the two convicts challenging the High Court judgment.

RELATED NEWS

Probe faulty: convicts September 6, 2010