New Delhi: Journalist Syed Mohammed Ahmad
Kazmi, arrested for his alleged role in the February 13 bomb
attack at an Israeli diplomat`s car here, was on Tuesday denied
bail by a Delhi court.
Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Vinod Yadav dismissed
Kazmi`s bail plea saying there was no substance in his bail
"I have gone through the case diaries brought to the court
by the special team of Delhi police... I have not found any
substance in the defence arguments," the CMM said.
Arguing for bail, Kazmi`s counsel Gajinder Kumar had said
his client should not be pushed to a point of committing
suicide. He had added Kazmi`s incarceration is the punishment
for a crime he did not commit.
Kazmi had sought bail saying the probe against him has
been completed as due to its completion, he had been sent to
the judicial custody on March 24, mid-way his tenure for the
police custody till March 27.
He had earlier alleged that the police was harassing him
in custody to pressurise him to "confess to a crime he never
committed" and that "foreign agencies like Mossad were also
The court had then asked the Special Cell not to permit
other investigating agencies to interrogate him but had
imposed no bar on sharing information with other agencies.
Kazmi, who claims to have been writing for an Iranian
publication, was picked up by the Special Cell of Delhi Police
after the probe showed he had been in touch with a suspect who
is believed to have stuck the magnetic bomb on Israeli
diplomat Tal Yehoshua`s car on February 13.
Yehoshua and an Indian driver of the Embassy vehicle were
among the four people injured in the blast.