Kolkata: A city court Thursday remanded Myanmar national Khalid Mohammed along with two Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) militants to eight days' NIA custody in connection with the Oct 2 Burdwan blast.
Kaleed alias Khalid Mohammed, belonging to Rohingiya Solidarity Organisation and having links with Bangladesh-based terrorist groups, was arrested Monday from Hyderabad by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and brought to Kolkata earlier in the day.
During the day, eight accused, including Khalid, JMB commander and blast mastermind Sajid and fellow JMB militant Amjad Sheikh, were presented before the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Md Mumtaz Khan.
While Khalid, Sajid and Amjad Sheikh were remanded to NIA custody for eight days, the remaining five accused were sent to judicial custody till Nov 28.
Two suspected JMB members died in the accidental blast that occurred in a house in Burdwan district's Khagragarh area.