Court sends 5 Delhi serial blasts accused to 12-day police custody

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New Delhi, Oct 4 (UNI) A city court today sent to police custody for 12 days the five accused arrested in connection with the serial blasts that rocked Delhi two weeks ago.

Two of the accused, Mohd Saif and Zeeshan Ahmed, were sent to police custody till October 16 in connection with the bomb blast at the Greater Kailash market. Both the accused were already in police custody for the last 14 days in the connection with the blast at Karol Bagh.

A special cell of the Delhi Police had shown the arrest of Saif and Zeeshan in Greater Kailash case today only.

The three other accused, Mohd Shakeel, Zia-ur-Rehman and Saquib Nissar were sent to police custody in connection with the blast at Karol Bagh, as they were already in police custody in connection with the blast at Greater Kailash.

The special cell has registered an FIR against the accused under Sections 121, 121 A, 122, 123, 302, 307, 323, 477 and 120 B, IPC, and Sections 3 and 4 of the Explosives Act and Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

It also pleaded before the court that the accused were part of a module of the SIMI and the Indian Mujahideen and clippings of the blasts and pre-blasts scenes were recovered from their laptops.

The chatting records of the accused among themselves and fake IDs had also been recovered from them. On their disclosures, four people had been arrested from Bangalore, one from Uttar Pradesh and five from Mumbai, while five more were yet to be arrested.

The court also ordered the Delhi Police to ensure fair investigation and not to publish the identity of the accused in the media.

The court, while granting the police custody, said that the outfits' modules were spread all over the country, therefore, 12 days police custody was granted for further investigation.


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