1993 bombing of RSS office in Chennai

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RSS. Chennai bombing
LocationChennai, Tamil Nadu
Date8 August 1993

Coordinates: 13°00′25″N 0°12′11″E / 13.007°N 0.203°E / 13.007; 0.203 1993 bombing of RSS office in Chennai refers to the bombing of head office of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in Chennai in Tamil Nadu on 8 August 1993 by Islamists. The bombings left eleven people dead and seven others injured.

The special CBI court tried eighteen of the accused under the now-defunct Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act. They had been earlier given life imprisonment by a TADA court in Chennai for their involvement in the blast on 6 August 1993 at the RSS office in Chennai. The CBI[1] has announced a reward of Rs.10 lakh for providing credible information about Mustaq Ahmed one of the main accused in the blast.[2]


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[2] CBI [3] arrested Mustaq Ahmed from the outskirts of Chennai, CBI spokesperson Abhishek Dayal said.