P. D. Kode is the designated judge of the TADA court that dealt with the 1993 Bombay Bombings case. The case is the longest criminal case in India's history. Judge Kode allowed some of the accused to go on the Haj pilgrimage. He took no leave from March 1996 until June 2007. He is noted for not missing court sessions when he broke his arm after slipping in his bathroom, nor when his parents died. Kode is a Hindi film buff and is hooked on computer games.