Supplementary charges filed against 4 Delhi terror suspects

April 15th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Delhi police Wednesday filed a supplementary charge sheet against four suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorists, including its media cell head Mansoor Asghar Peerbhoy, accusing them of involvement in the serial bombings here last year.
In the charge sheet filed in the court of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Kaveri Baweja, the Special Cell of Delhi Police sought prosecution of Peerbhoy and his two associates - Mobin Kader Sheikh and Asif Bashir Sheikh - and Mohammed Hakim under various provisions of the Indian Penal Code, the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and the Explosive Substances Act.

Police also charged Peerbhoy, a techie, who once worked for Yahoo! Inc, and the associates under provisions of the Information Technology Act for allegedly sending terror e-mails to media houses by hacking a wi-fi system minutes before the serial blasts here Sep 13, 2008.

Police listed 17 witnesses in the 18-page charge sheet in the case registered with the Barakhamba Road police station for one of the blasts that had claimed two lives and left 28 injured.

Hakim, an engineering student arrested from Lucknow Jan 2, was accused of supplying ball-bearings used in making the bombs.

Peerbhoy and his associates were arrested by Mumbai Police in September last year.

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