Kochi: The CBI Special Court, Ernakulam, which
is considering terror-related cases in Kerala, on Thursday granted
relaxation in the bail conditions of Soofiya Madhani, wife of
PDP leader Abdul Nasar Madhani, an accused in the Tamil Nadu
Bus burning case in 2005.
Soofiya whould inform officials of National Investigation
Agency (NIA) about her whereabouts and activities, the court
The court also directed Soofiya not to try to influence or
intimidate prosecution witnesses and not do anything which will
cause burden to the investigation.
Earlier, the Ernakulam Sessions court had granted soofiya
conditional bail after her arrest in December last. The court
had directed her not to leave Ernakulam district and appear
before investigating officials as and when required.
Soofiya in her petition had sought relaxation of the bail
conditions to enable her to visit her ailing husband who is in
Thiruvananthapuram and her mother.
Soofiya was listed as the 10th accused in the case in
which a Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation bus was torched
at Kalamassery near here in September 2005 to protest against
Madani`s detention in Coimbatore jail over the Coimbatore