Delhi blasts: Court grants bail to Batla House caretaker

November 3rd, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) A city court Monday granted bail to Abdul Rehman, the father of suspected terrorist Zia-ur-Rehman who is one of the men allegedly involved in the Sep 13 serial blasts. Abdul Rehman, the caretaker of L-18 Batla House flat in Jamia Nagar, was arrested on Sep 21 on charges of forgery and cheating.

Additional Sessions Judge Pinky allowed his bail application on furnishing a personal bond and surety of Rs.20,000 each.

Rehman, a stenographer of the Uttar Pradesh public works department, was accused by flat owner Mohsin Nissar, an engineer in the same department, of forging his signature in a lease deed while giving away the flat to two suspected terrorists on rent.

The court had Sep 24 dismissed his bail plea.

According to the police, Rehman let out the flat to suspected terrorists who carried out synchronised serial blasts in Delhi that killed 26 people and injured 124.

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