Saturday, December 5, 2009

T Nazir, Shafas remanded for two weeks

Bangalore: Two suspected Lashker-e-Taiba militants T Nazir and Shafas, allegedly involved in the serial bomb blasts that rocked the city last year, were Saturday remanded to 14-days police custody by a local court here.

Police said the two were produced before a magistrate last night soon after they were brought here and also this morning.

The two were arrested along the Indo-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya
and subsequently handed over by the Bangladesh Rifles to BSF on Wednesday. They were in Meghalaya police custody since then.

Nazir is the prime accused in the 2008 July bomb blasts that left one woman dead and twenty others injured and Shafas is also one of the accused.

Police said a senior police official of Inspector General rank from Kannur in Kerala is arriving here to assist the police in the questioning the duo, who speak Malayalam, Urdu and Hindi

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