NIA gets custody of Burdwan blast accused Alima Bibi

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Kolkata, Nov 15: NIA, probing the Burdwan blast case, today got the custody of one of the accused Alima Bibi till November 20. The accused was earlier granted judicial custody till Nov 20 but NIA made an advanced production in order to take her into its custody for interrogation.

The NIA custody was granted by chief judge of City Sessions Court Md Mumtaz Khan. 

Earlier last week, Burdwan blast case accused Sahanur Alom's wife Sujana Begam was arrested from Guwahati's Inter-State Bus Terminus.
Earlier last week, Burdwan blast case accused Sahanur Alom's wife Sujana Begam was arrested from Guwahati's Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT), police said.

Guwahati city police had information about Suhana's movements and tracked her to the ISBT in the Gorchuk area where they arrested her on Nov 6, Superintendent of Police (Operations) City Sudhakar Singh said.

Sujana, wanted in the Special Operation Unit (SOU) case number 1/14, was handed over to the SOU for further action, Singh said. She was with her minor son when police nabbed her, he added.

Sahanur Alom alias Doctor hailing from Chatala village Barpeta district in Assam is an accused in the Burdwan blast in West Bengal on October 2 in which two persons were killed. Alom is absconding and NIA has recently declared a Rs 5 lakh reward for anyone giving information leading to his arrest. ]

Alom, seventh son of retired teacher Mazibar Rahman of the village, along with about 100 unknown people had offered Namaz in a house there on the day before last Eid, local people claimed.

The Burdwan blast case pertains to an explosion at a rented house at Khagragarh in Burdwan town on October 2 in which two men believed to be members of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh died.

PTI

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