ATC extends judicial remand of Mumbai attack suspect by six more days

April 23rd, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI  

Rawalpindi, Apr.23 (ANI): An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) has extended the judicial remand of one of the Mumbai terror attack suspect Shahid Jamil Riaz by six days.

Riaz, a Laskar-e-Taiyaba (LeT) operative, has been sent to Adiala Jail till April 28.

He was brought to the court by the FIA amid tight security, The Daily Times reported.

FIA’s Investigation Officer Inspector Zahid asked the court to extend Riaz’s remand for further investigations, for which the court agreed.

Earlier, Judicial Magistrate Ahmed Masood Janjua had recorded Riaz’s statement on April 15 and sent him on seven-day remand.

Meanwhile, the court also recorded statement of Investigation Officer Malik Arif in connection with the 2007 Musharraf plane attack case.

Later, the court adjourned the hearing till April 29. (ANI)

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