Mumbai: In a fresh twist to the 2006 Malegaon bomb blast case, all nine Muslim men accused by the Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the 2006 Malegaon bombings were acquitted by the court on Monday.

All the nine Muslim men accused – Noorul Huda, Shabbir Ahmed, Raees Ahmed, Salman Farsi, Farogh Magdumi, Shaikh Mohammed Ali, Asif Khan, Mohammed Zahid and Abrar Ahmed – had filed a discharge application earlier.

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