New Delhi: The judicial custody of suspected
terrorists Wasim Akram Malik and Amir Abbas Dev, arrested for
their alleged role in the September 7 blast outside the Delhi
High Court premises, was on Monday extended by a court here.
District Judge HS Sharma extended the judicial custody
of Dev till January 16 while that of Malik till January 17
after National Investigation Agency (NIA) said they want the
accused to be produced in the court on separate days, court
Both the accused were produced in the court during an
in-chamber hearing after the expiry of their judicial custody
According to court sources, NIA told the court that the
probe into the blast, which killed 15 people and injured 70,
was still going on.
The investigating agency has said Malik is a `key link`
in the conspiracy behind the blast outside gate number 5 of
the High Court.