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Shramjivi blast accused in judicial custody till Sep 21

Written by: Staff

Jaunpur, Sep 14 (UNI) A local court today remanded the three accused in the Patna-New Delhi Shramjivi Express bomb blast case to judicial custody till September 21.

The July 28, 2005 blast near Singramau railway station in Jaunpur had killed at least 14 people and wounded 90 others.

Earlier, accused Obaid-ur-Rehman, Hilal-ud-din and Nafikul were produced before additional district and sessions judge (III) Rajendra Chandra under tight security.

The court has summoned the concerned train guard Zafar Ali for recording his statement.

Chargesheet against the trio had already been 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 Mohd Roni are absconding.

Another accused Ghulam Rajdani alias Pahiya was eliminated in a police encounter.

In May, Hilal-ud-din and Nafikul were brought from Cherallapalli Central Jail, Andhra Pradesh under a warrant, while Obaid-ur-Rehman, a Bangladeshi, was brought here from Murshidabad, West Bengal.


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