Court sends Tunda to 5-day police custody
By PTI | Published: 03rd September 2013 05:49 PM |
Top Lashkar-e-Toiba bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda was remanded in five-day police custody by a Delhi court on Tuesday after the police said he has to be interrogated at length to unearth his terror links.
Tunda, who discharged from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) onTuesday after undergoing treatment, was produced before Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ) Dharmesh Sharma and the Special Cell of Delhi Police sought five days custodial interrogation saying they need to quiz Tunda regarding the source of oil which was to be used for making Improvised Explosive Device (IED).
The police said that during the earlier custodial interrogation, Tunda had said he had procured the explosives from a shop in Tilak Bazaar in old Delhi.
"Accused Abdul Karim is to be interrogated regarding the source of oil procured by him which was recovered from the shop of Abdul Haq (Tunda's brother). The oil was to be used for making IEDs.
"Moreover, a mobile phone containing more than 200 contacts has been recovered from his possession and he is also to be interrogated vis-a-vis the contact details," police said in its remand application.
The police also informed the court that Tunda is required to be taken to Karnataka and West Bengal for further probe in the case.
"As such accused Abdul Karim alias Tunda is to be interrogated at length to unearth the anti-national activities being conspired by the accused and his associates.
"It is, therefore, requested that five days police custody remand of accused Abdul Karim alias Tunda may kindly be given," the police said.
The court after hearing the arguments remanded Tunda, who was produced amid high security, in police custody till September 8.