Laskar-e-Toiba suspect remanded to judicial custody

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Bangaon, West Bengal, Sep 14 (UNI) A local court today further remanded S K Shamim, an alleged LeT ultra, to judicial custody till September 19.

S K Shamim was apprehended along with three others in April last near Petrapol corridor in North 24 Parganas bordering Bangladesh.

CID, West Bengal today produced the susepct before ACJM, Dibyendu Narayan Mitra, following medical check-up from the sub-divisional hospital here.

The ACJM remanded the accused to judicial custody till September 19 when they would be again produced before the court. The CID had already produced charge sheets against Shamim for intrusion and wage war, or abetting the waging of war against the Government of India besides some other sections of the IPC.

Shamim and three others had allegedly planned to exercise subversive activities in Kolkata and in other parts of the state.

Pakistani duo of Md Yunis Rathor and S K Abdullah along with Mujaffar were first sent to Dhaka by one of the Karachi-based Laskar-E-Toiba commanders Amzad before they were asked to enter India. But at the time of intrusion across the Bangladesh border, the quartet were apprehended. According to CID sources they were supposed to enter Kashmir.

Shamim, a science graduate from Aurangabad used to live in Kolkata for some time acquiring residential certificate from the city civic body and obtained driving license as fruit vendor. Shamim had joined other trio in Dhaka's New Gold Hotel and made arrangements for their crossing of the international border clandestinely. However, their entire mission failed after being trapped by the BSF intelligence.


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