Can jailed terror suspects write exam, court asks police

February 4th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the police to see if a suspected terrorist allegedly involved in Delhi serial bombings could be allowed to write his examination from the jail.Justice Reva Khetrapal asked the police to file their response by Thursday, when the matter will be taken up again.

The court was hearing the plea of Saquib Nisar, a second-year MBA student of the Sikkim Manipal University, who had approached the court for grant of interim bail to appear in the examination.

Nisar, a suspected member of the Indian Mujahideen who has been in custody since Sep 20 last year, pleaded that he should be allowed to appear in MBA third semester examination, which is to begin from Feb 7 in Delhi.

The police have already filed charge sheet against Saquib Nissar and other accused - Mohammed Saif, Zeeshan Ahmed, Zia-ur Rehman and Mohammed Shakeel in the Sep 13 serial bombings in the capital.

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

Meanwhile, a city court extended the judicial custody of all the six suspected terrorists by 14 more days.

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