Burdwan blast: Three accused sent to judicial custody

 There accused in the Oct 2 blast in West Bengal's Burdwan, including mastermind Sajid alias Sheikh Rahamatullah, were Tuesday sent to judicial custody till Dec 5 by a court here .

Kolkata: There accused in the Oct 2 blast in West Bengal's Burdwan, including mastermind Sajid alias Sheikh Rahamatullah, were Tuesday sent to judicial custody till Dec 5 by a court here .

The accidental blast took place inside a house in Khagragarh killing two Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh (JMB) militants and injuring another. Probing the blast, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested several people including Bangladeshi nationals. A

The trio of JMB commander Sajid, Myanmar national Khalid Mohammed and Abdul Hakim who was injured in the blast were presented before the Chief Sessions Judge Mohammad Mumtaz Khan, on the expiry of their respective NIA and judicial custody.

Sajid and Khalid were Nov 28 sent to NIA custody while Hakim was under judicial custody. 

"The court has remanded the trio to judicial custody till Dec 5," a counsel said.