Mecca Masjid blast case verdict slap on UPA s face : VHP
New Delhi April 16 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Monday welcomed a National Investigation Agency (NIA) court verdict acquitting all five accused in Mecca Masjid bomb blast case calling it a "slap in the face" of the previous UPA government.
VHP s working International President Alok Kumar said the Congress government had hatched a conspiracy to save real culprits and implicate innocent Hindus in the name of Hindu terrorism.
Pakistan was happiest to see the real culprits going scot-free he added.
"The development has exposed the then UPA government s plot to make Hindus second-class citizens and make them political pawns for security agencies " he added.
Nine persons were killed in a powerful explosion that ripped through the mosque on May 18 2007.