Kasav's police custody extended

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Mumbai, Feb 2: Azam Amir Kasav's police custody which was ought to end on Monday, Feb 2 has been extended. Kasav is the lone surviving terrorist arrested in connection with Mumbai terror attacks, 2008.

He was in police custody since his arrest. He was arrested on the day of deadly terror attack which rocked Mumbai on Nov 26. City police have booked 12 cases against him. Due to the security concerns, he has not been produced in the court so far.

Kasav did not have any legal representation so far though he had sought assistance from Pak govt. He is believed to be a resident of Faridkot in Pakistan.

He has so far not accepted legal assistance from local lawyers who have offered to represent him. He is in custody in connection with the Chhatrapati Shivaji rail terminus shootout, where he and his accomplice Ismail Khan began firing indiscriminately at passengers there.

The shootout at Girgaum Chowpatty, ambush on a police vehicle near Rang Bhavan auditorium killing three senior police officials including ATS chief Hemant Karkare, a vehicle theft vehicle at Marine Drive and the shootout at Cama Hospital are the four other cases which Kasav has been in police custody.

The Mumbai terror attacks killed 180 people and injured more than 300.

OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)

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