Swami Asimanand sent to judicial custody

Swamy Asimanand was arrested by the CBI for his alleged involvement in the Mecca Masjid blast, 2007.

Updated: Nov 20, 2010, 23:28 PM IST

Hyderabad: Swamy Asimanand, arrested by
the CBI for his alleged involvement in the Mecca Masjid blast
here in 2007, was on Saturday produced before a local court which
sent him in judicial remand till November 30.

He was flown in from Delhi and brought to Nampally
Criminal Court here amid tight security and produced before
the Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate.

Asimanand (59) was arrested by the CBI yesterday in
Haridwar in connection with the blast at the Mecca Masjid here
on May 18, 2007, which left nine persons dead.

CBI has filed a petition seeking his police custody.

PTI