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NIA Produces One of Three Arrested in Delhi Blast case; Remanded till Oct 5

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today produced one of the three suspects in the September 7 Delhi High Court blast in Patiala House court here and got remand till October 5.

Courtesy: IBN Live

Abid Hussain, who along with Shariq Ahmed and Amir Abbas Dev, was brought here yesterday on transit remand by the NIA team from Jammu and Kashmir, was produced in the court of District and Sessions Judge H.S. Sharma.

Hussain was brought to the house court around 8.30 a.m. and was questioned during a closed door proceeding, as per the NIA’s request.

The other two suspects are expected to be produced later in the day.

The blast at the Delhi High Court killed 15 people.

Dev, arrested by the NIA on September 16, was remanded in police custody for seven days, while Ahmed and Hussain were arrested on September 13 and sent to the police custody for 10 days.

The accused have been booked under Sections 120-B (criminal conspiracy), 153-A (promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race or language and doing acts prejudicial to maintenance of harmony) and 134-A (attack on government servant on duty) of the Indian Penal Code.

The NIA has announced a reward of Rs 10 lakh for anybody giving information about the perpetrators of the blast.

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