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Lucknow, JNN. The much-awaited decision of the special CBI court came on Wednesday in the Ayodhya demolition case which changed the political direction of the country. Special judge SK Yadav, while delivering the final verdict of his tenure, acquitted all the accused, including LK Advani, Dr. Murali Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti, Mahant Nritya Gopal Das, Kalyan Singh, on 28 years of trial. The special judge said that no one can be accused from the photographs. The Ayodhya framework demolition was not pre-planned. There is no strong evidence of the incident. No one can be called guilty just by photographs.
The CBI court on Wednesday acquitted all the 32 accused in the landmark demolition case in Ayodhya on 6 December 1992 while delivering a historic verdict. The court said that the CBI could not produce any definitive evidence. There was no conspiracy behind the demolition and the anger of the people was spontaneous. The court gave a clean chit to Ashok Sinhala, One of the main accused in this case, saying that he himself was preventing the kar Sevak’s from demolition because the idols of God were kept there.
SK Yadav, special judge of the Ayodhya demolition case, ordered the acquittal of all 32 accused, including LK Advani, Dr. Murali Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti, Mahant Nritya Gopal Das, Kalyan Singh, while delivering the verdict.
In just three minutes, the judge pronounced the verdict: Special CBI Judge SK Yadav reached the court at 12.10 pm to pronounce the verdict in this case which lasted for nearly 28 years. At that time 26 accused were present in the court, while six accused including LK Advani, Dr. Murali Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti, Uma Bharti, Nrityagopal were connected in the court through video conferencing. In just three minutes, the judge, while delivering his verdict, acquitted the accused. The court said that the reports published in newspapers could not be considered as authentic evidence as their originals were not presented. The negatives of the photos were not presented, nor were the video footage clear. The cassettes were also not sealed. The prosecution argued that there was no merit.
Ashok Singhal wanted to keep the structure safe: Special CBI Judge SK Yadav said in his judgment that stone-pelting started at 12 noon on December 6, 1992, from behind the disputed structure in Ayodhya. Ashok Singhal wanted to preserve the structure as the structure contained statues. Jal did not consider the newspapers to be evidence and said that the video cassette scenes are also unclear. Cassettes were not sealed, negative of photos were not introduced. The speech tapes of Ritambra and several other accused were not sealed.
No conspiracy was hatched for the demolition: The court said that no conspiracy was done for the demolition. The event was not pre-planned. The LIU reported that there was a possibility of an untoward on December 6, 1992, but it was not investigated. The evidence presented by the prosecution was flawed. Those who broke the structure could not establish any direct connection between them and the accused. On this basis, the court acquitted all the accused.