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Jaipur Blasts: HuJI militant sent to police custody

June 02, 2008 22:22 IST

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Jaipur blasts accused and suspected militant of Bangladesh-based Harkat ul Jehadi Islamiya, Abdul Rahman alias Mohammad Iqbal, along with another accused, was remanded to three days police custody by a Delhi court on Monday. Rahman was arrested on May 21, was produced after 11 days of police custody before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Kanwaljeet Arora, who sent him to custodial interrogation till June 5.

Another accused Nazrul was also sent to police custody for three days. The police had brought Nazrul from Jaipur on transit remand. He was under the judicial custody there since 2006.

The ACMM remanded Nazrul to three days police custody following a brief chamber hearing on the remand applications. The police had allegedly recovered three kilograms of deadly RDX from his possession, eight days after the serial blasts rocked Jaipur claiming 65 lives. According to the police, they needed to interrogate both the accused to zero in on their accomplices in other parts of the country.

Iqbal was arrested by the Special Cell sleuths under provisions of the Unlawful Activities and (Prevention) Act. The police also recovered five detonators and a timer device from Rahman. Rahman was caught from Chelmsford Road near New Delhi Railway Station when he was coming to the Capital from West Bengal. The arrest by Delhi Police's Special Cell followed a tip off from intelligence agencies.

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