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Stadium blast accused remanded to police custody

Posted on Nov 03, 07:10PM | UNI

A city court today remanded Fasih Mohammad, a suspected Indian Mujahideen operative accused of bomb blasts in Delhi and Bangalore, to 14-day police custody.

The suspect, who belongs to Bidar in Karnataka, was brought to the city on a body warrant by the Central crime branch of the city police last night and produced before the court.

He is accused of causing the blasts when an IPL match was about to begin at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in the city during 2010.

Two crude bomb blasts had caused injuries to about a dozen workers.

The accused was handed over to the city police and brought here last evening and remanded to police custody till November 16, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) B Dayanand said.

They were produced before first Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Venkatesh Hulagi who remanded him to police cusotdy.

Fasih was arrested at IGI Airport last week after he was deported from Saudi Arabia.

The court had ordered handing over Fasih to Bangalore Police in response to a plea for body warrant.