Mumbai terror suspects’ judicial remand extended for another 14 days

April 1st, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI  

Rawalpindi, Apr.1 (ANI): The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC- II) has extended the physical remand of Shahid Jamil Riaz , one of the suspect in the Mumbai attack, by another 14 days.

The court headed by Justice Sakhi Muhammad Kahoot, while hearing the case in the Adiala Jail campus also extended the judicial remand of four other suspects by similar number of days.

During the hearing, Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) and a Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) official informed the court that Riaz was an active member of the banned terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and accused him of facilitating the 26/11 attack.

The FIA official said that it was imperative for them to have the suspects under custody for recovering explosives and equipment, used in the attacks.

The court has asked the FIA to produce all five suspects before it on April 14, The Daily Times reported.

Similarly, the ATC has extended the judicial remand of Laskhkar operation’s chief Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi along with Hammad Amin Sadiq, Abdul Wajid and Mazhar Iqbal. (ANI)

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