SC stays death sentence of convict Tahir MerchantDecember 04, 2017 17:51
1993 Mumbai serial blasts case: Supreme Court stays the death sentence of convict Mohammed Tahir Merchant. Taher Merchant was charged with helping the accused travel to Pakistan via Dubai for training in handling arms and ammunition. Taher grew up with 1993 blasts mastermind Dawood Ibrahim and his brothers and had a predominant role in the blasts. He allegedly motivated associates to arrange men from Mumbai for training in handling of arms and ammunition in Pakistan. Khan has been charged with off-loading consignments sent by convict Mustafa Dossa.