Blast accused seeks bail for MBA exam, court seeks police nod

January 30th, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday asked for response from Delhi Police to a bail plea of a suspected terrorist, allegedly involved in the Sep 13 serial blasts, who wants to appear for an MBA exam next month. Saquib Nisar, a suspected member of the Indian Mujahideen (IM) who has been in custody since Sep 20 last year, pleaded that he should be granted bail to appear in his MBA third semester examination, which begin Feb 7.

Justice Reva Khetrapal asked Delhi Police to verify whether Saquib is a second-year management student of Sikkim Manipal University, and asked them to file a response by Feb 4 when the matter will be taken up for further hearing.

The police have already filed a charge-sheet against Saquib Nissar and other accused - Mohammed Saif, Zeeshan Ahmed, Zia-ur Rehman and Mohammed Shakeel - in the Delhi serial blasts case. They have been accused of waging war against the nation under the Indian Penal Code.

According to the police, all the accused who have been named in the charge-sheet were also involved in the serial blasts in Jaipur and Ahmedabad.

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