Sabauddin in judicial custody till Thursday

Sabauddin Ahmed, who was acquitted in the 26/11 terror attack case, was on Wednesday produced before a sessions court here which sent him to judicial custody till tomorrow.

Mumbai: Sabauddin Ahmed, who was acquitted in
the 26/11 terror attack case, was on Wednesday produced before a
sessions court here which sent him to judicial custody till
tomorrow.

The court had on August 29 issued production warrants
against Sabauddin and Faheem Ansari as the Bombay High Court
had admitted the prosecution`s appeal against their acquittal
in the terror attack case.
Sabauddin and Faheem, soon after their acquittal in the
26/11 terror case in May, were transferred to a jail in Uttar
Pradesh in connection with a case of firing at CRPF camp in
Rampur.

Sabauddin was produced before Principal Judge of the
sessions court, M L Tahalayani, who was also the trial judge
in the 26/11 case.

The court remanded him to judicial custody till tomorrow
and directed him to be lodged at Arthur Road jail in central
Mumbai.

Faheem was brought from Uttar Pradesh on September 24 and
is presently in judicial custody. Both Faheem and Sabauddin
would be produced before the court again tomorrow and their
custody would be extended.
Sabauddin and Faheem were accused of preparing maps of
the city and providing them to Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT)
operatives, who allegedly perpetrated the attack on Mumbai.

While they were acquitted in the 26/11 case due to weak
evidence, lone surviving Pakistani gunman Ajmal Kasab was
convicted and awarded the death penalty.

PTI

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