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Judicial custody of Namdhari, others extended till Feb 15

February 07, 2013 19:28 IST

The judicial custody of sacked Uttarakhand minority panel chief S S Namdhari and nine others, arrested for their alleged role in the murder of liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his brother, was extended on Thursday till February 15 by a Delhi court.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Mukesh Kumar remanded Namdhari, his PSO Sachin Tyagi and eight others in eight days judicial custody after they appeared before the court in person on expiry of their judicial remand.

The court extended the judicial custody of accused Bhupender Singh, Uday Raj Singh, Rajpal Singh, Anand Singh Bisht, Mathura Singh Mehra and Satnam Singh who are Ponty's aides.

It also extended the judicial custody of Namdhari's men Simranjeet Singh and Jagbir Singh.The crime branch of Delhi police had booked Namdhari for allegedly killing Ponty Chadha's younger brother Hardeep.

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