Tirumangalam Judicial Magistrate court on Tuesday extended the judicial custody of four men accused of planting a pipe bomb on the route of BJP leader L K Advani’s ‘Rath Yatra’ on October 27, 2011.
The CB-CID Special Investigation Team (SIT) police produced the four accused - Darvesh Mydheen, Syed Sahabudeen, Musthafa and Jahir Hussain - before the Judicial Magistrate court at Tirumangalam.
Judge Panner Selvam directed the police to produce all the four accused in the court on July 2. Following the order, the SIT police escorted the four accused to the Madurai central prison.
Three of the accused - Dharvesh Mydheen (49) of Nelpettai, Syed (35) of Villapuram TNHB Colony and Musthafa (26) of Kuppu Pillai Street near Periyar Bus stand were arrested on March 26 by a SIT team led by DSP Karthikeyan.
L Jahir Hussain (27), an auto driver from Thirunagar, was arrested on March 28. When produced before the court on April 10, he slit his hand before the magistrate, alleging that he was framed in the pipe bomb case.