The option these two men have as of now is to seek the release order from the Mumbai court and then seek bail before the Uttar Pradesh court. Sabahuddin
will have to face legal proceedings before a court in Bengaluru, where he has been chargesheeted in the IISc case. He is the second accused in the case after Abu Hamza who was also one of the handlers in the Mumbai 26/11 case.
The Bengaluru police said they were waiting for the trial in the Mumbai case to finish before they now move the court to commence trial against Sabahuddin, who is charged with providing logistical support to the attackers. His advocate Ejaz Naqvi, however, is confident that his client will sail through in both these courts too. "We have the upper hand in the wake of the Mumbai verdict and will use the same defence in the other two cases too," he said.