Mulund train blast suspect sent in judicial custody
Wazhul Kamar, a suspected SIMI activist arrested for allegedly possessing firearms, was on Thursday remanded in judicial custody for 14 days, police said.
Mumbai: Wazhul Kamar, a suspected SIMI
activist arrested for allegedly possessing firearms, was on Thursday
remanded in judicial custody for 14 days, police said.
Mumbai Crime Branch, probing the 2002-2003 bomb
explosions in the metropolis, would seek Kamar`s police
custody tomorrow in a designated POTA court as he was
allegedly involved in triggering the blasts, they said.
Wazhul Kamar alias Murtuza Choudhary (44) was arrested
from suburban Kurla with a 7.65 mm pistol and three live
cartridges by Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on May
10, they said.
Kamar was produced before a local court in south Mumbai
as his police custody with ATS expired today, police said,
adding the court remanded him in judicial custody till June 3.
Kamar was wanted by Mumbai Crime Branch for the blast in
a local train at Mulund station on March 13, 2003. He is also
suspected to be involved in the explosion near a shopping
complex outside Vile Parle railway station on January 27,
2003, they said.
He was also wanted in connection with the blast at
McDonald`s outlet at Mumbai Central suburban station on
December 6, 2002. The three blasts cases, which were clubbed
together, are being heard by the POTA court here.
"Kamar would be produced before the POTA court tomorrow.
We would seek his custody in the court," a crime branch