NIA told the special court that the accused were paid Rs 45 lakhs to eliminate Mansukh Hiren after the Antilia bomb scare.
The petition, filed through advocate S B Talekar last year, alleged the case was transferred by the Centre after the BJP lost power in Maharashtra and, hence, the decision was politically motivated.
In this explosive case, the Assam Rifles on June 22 apprehended two persons and recovered a large haul of war-like stores being smuggled to Myanmar.
Sources said that the official team led by Deputy Superintendent, NIA, Tiruvandrum, Rojario, carried out the search at the house of the suspect, Yusuf Aslam(38), around 5.20 am on Saturday.
Anil Singh, the advocate appearing for the NIA had taken objections over the comment made by the High Court judges praising the work done by Father Stan Swamy.
The arrested members were co-conspirators and involved in transportation of two separate consignments of illegal arms and ammunition from Bihar to Mohali and Ambala, an official said.
Waze, who was arrested in March, had recently moved an application seeking bail claiming the NIA had failed to submit a charge sheet within 60 days.
Gold smuggling via diplomatic channel a terror act: Kerala HC tells NIA while opposing Swapna Suresh bail plea
Swapna Suresh has contended that the case against her will not stand the test of law and that the trial in the case was prolonging endlessly.
A bench of Justices K Vinod Chandran and Ziyad Rahman A A said it had on Thursday listed similar matters for hearing on July 29 to await the Supreme Court's decision in related pleas.
The NIA spokesperson said on Monday that the three --Umar Nisar, Tanveer Ahmad Bhat and Rameez Ahmad Lone -- all from Achabal in Anantnag of South Kashmir, were placed under arrest.
Special Judge D E Kothalikar, presiding over matters probed by the NIA refused bail to Teltumbde accepting the prosecution's argument that there was sufficient material against the accused.
ISIS terrorists operating along with its cadres in India, by assuming pseudo online identities, have created a network wherein propaganda material is disseminated for radicalising members.
The National Investigation Agency arrested an arms trafficker in a case related to extortion by Khalistani terrorists.
However, Stan Swamy's lawyers moved the court on July 5 seeking urgent hearing after his health deteriorated and he was put on ventilator.
The NIA had arrested brothers Imran Malik alias Imran Khan and Mohd Nasir Khan alias Nasir Malik, belonging to Uttar Pradesh, from Mallepally in Hyderabad.