On Wednesday court of Delhi has been extended till October 27, the police custody of three suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) operatives allegedly involved in the Aug 1 Pune serial blasts.
The custody has been extended by Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vidya Parkash of the three suspects by 10 days after police said they needed to confront two of them with the third accused.
Two of them, Asad Khan, 33, and Imran Khan, 31 – were arrested from south Delhi Sep 26, when they reportedly came to Delhi from Pakistan.
The third operative, Sayed Firoz alias Hamza, 38, was arrested Oct 1 from the Nizamuddin railway station here.
Asad – a computer expert inclined towards jehad – was the alleged recruiter, motivator and ideologue of this IM module which allegedly got Rs.3 lakh from their mentors abroad.