DJS activists remanded in judicial custody

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Hyderabad, Mar 6 (UNI) As many as 29 women activists of the Darsgah Jihad-O-Shahadat (DJS), who had allegedly ransacked the Saidabad police station in the city yesterday to protest the arrest of a youth with suspected terror links, were today remanded in judicial custody for 14 days.

The activists were produced in the house of the Seventh Metropolitan Magistrate, who remanded them in judicial custody till March 20.

While 22 women were shifted to the Chenchelguda central prison, seven minors were admitted to the Gandhi Medical College Hospital.

The activists, led by the suspect Muthsaim Billa's sister Zile Huma, had barged into the police station and ransacked the furniture and wireless equipment protesting his arrest.

Billa faces several cases, including the one under IPC Sections 147, 148, 307, 332, 224, 427 and 149, for his alleged involvement in an attack on the police personnel, leading to the opening of fire at DGP office in 2004.


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