Jaunpur, Dec 1 (UNI) A terrorist was produced in a local court in connection with the Patna-New Delhi Shramjivi Express bomb blast case.
The July 28, 2005 blast near Halpalganj-Singramau railway station in the district had killed at least 14 people and grievously wounded 90 others.
According to official sources, Alamgeer alias Mohd Roni, presently lodged in Tihar Jail, appeared before Additional District and Sessions Judge (III) Rajendra Chandra under tight security, where testimony of a witness Madanlal Seth was recorded.
Fixing December 24 as the next hearing of the case, the court summoned witnesses Rajesh Jaiswal and Santosh Mehto of Bihar for recording their statement.
There are 48 witnesses in the case.
Three other accused Obaid-ur-Rehman, Hilal-ud-din and Nafikul have already been arrested and presently lodged in jails.
Chargesheets against the accused were filed under CrPC sections 148, 307, 302 and 120 B, Explosive Substance Act section 3/4, Railway Act section 150, 151 and Foreigners Act section 14.
Two other accused Mohd Sharif alias Sirajuddin of Bangladesh and Dr Sayeed are yet to be traced.
Another accused Ghulam Rajdani alias Pahiya was gunned down in an encounter.
In May 2006, Hilal-ud-din and Nafikul were brought here from Cherallapalli Central Jail, Andhra Pradesh under a warrant, while Obaid-ur-Rehman, a Bangladeshi, was brought from Murshidabad, West Bengal.