Delhi serial blast accused demands bail to appear in MBA exam

January 30th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Jan. 30 (ANI): The Delhi High Court has issued notice to Delhi police to verify whether the suspected terrorist involved in the Delhi serial blasts is a second year management student of Sikkim Manipal University.
Saquib Nisar, who has been in custody since he was arrested on September 20, 2008, pleaded that he should be granted bail to appear in MBA third semester examination, which is to begin from 7th February in Delhi.
The gravity of the allegations cannot and should not bar the right of any accused to pursue his studies, Saquib’’s counsel, Vikas Padora pleaded before the Court.
Justice Reva Khetrapal asked the city police to ascertain whether Nisar is a second year management student of the University. Delhi police has been given the deadline of February 4 when the matter will be taken up for further hearing.
Earlier, the police had alleged that Saquib Nissar, Mohd Saif, Zeeshan Ahmed, Zia-ur Rehman and Mohd Shakeel were involved in the Delhi serial blasts last year in September.
All the accused who have been named in the charge sheet were also said to be involved in Jaipur and Ahmedabad serial blasts.
They have been accused of waging war against the nation under the Indian Penal Code.
The police investigation had proved that all the accused had visited Ahmedabad before the 26th July serial blasts under fake names. It was confirmed by examining the railway tickets and reservation chart. (ANI)

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