Mangalore, Nov 24 (UNI) A Lower Court here today refused to grant police custody sought from the district police against four terrorist suspects who were arrested on October 3 jointly by state and Maharashtra police and ordered to sent them to Judicial custody for fifteen days.
The four terrorists suspects who were arrested by the district police in a joint operation on October were taken by Maharashtra Police to Mumbai immediately after their arrest on October 3 and have brought them back only on November 20.
The terrorists who were produced before the JMFC Court by Karnataka Police today also sought their custody for investigation, which was turned down by the Court before ordering for extension of their judicial remand.
Four terror suspects, Ahmand Ali and his son Javed ALi, from Mukkacheri in Ullal, Naushad from Subhas Nagar and Ahmad Bawa from Halayangady from the district were arrested by Karnataka police in an joint operation with Maharashtra Police on the charge of giving shelter to Indian Mujahidin founder Riyaz Bhatkal, who was absconding.
The Maharashtra Police who have taken all the four Terror suspects to Mumbai were reportedly told by the arrested that they had worked out a plan to trigger serial bomb blasts in Mangalore, the port city of Karnataka on January 26 next year. The terrorists suspects have also confessed for having maintained close link with Indian Muhahadin organisation..
The main suspect Riyaz Bhatkal, was still at large after he managed to give a slip to both Karnataka and Maharashtra police who were reportedly cornered his house in Ullal on October 3.
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