Kaskar attack: Custody of two accused extendedJune 6th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) A court Monday extended till June 13 the judicial remand of the two accused in the killing of the driver of Iqbal Kaskar, the brother of absconding don Dawood Ibrahim.
Accused Adnan Sayed and Abdul Irshad Shaikh, said to belong to the Umaid Sheikh gang - believed to be a breakaway faction of the Chhota Rajan gang, were brought before a magistrate in the Mazagaon Court under tight security.
They had shot at Iqbal Kaskar’s driver late evening of May 17 outside his (Kaskar’s) residence in Pakmodia Street in the congested south-central Mumbai, creating panic in the city.
In its remand application, police contended that the duo had helped procure weapons for the attack, in which, police later claimed, Iqbal Kaskar was not targeted.
The magistrate after going through the remand application and hearing the contentions of the state counsel, granted extension of remand till June 13.
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