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After police custody murder accused taken to central jail

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

After being in police custody for five days, Saddam Hussain, one of the accused in the of Hindu Munnani spokesman C Sasikumar in 2016,was today produced before a here and sent back to Salem Central Jail.

The Chief Judicial Magistrate had allowed CB-CID, the investigating agency in the of Sasikumar, to take Saddam into custody for five days for interrogation.

Saddam was arrested on August 1 in connection with the of Sasikumar in September last year and sent to judicial custody the next day till August 16.

On an appeal by police, CJM Maduraseakharan had allowed police to take Saddam for interrogation for five days and asked them to produce him before the today.

Accordingly, SID produced Saddam before the first Judicial Magistrate, Nambirajan, (in-charge CJM) today and ordered to take him back to jail.

Police are on the lookout for Mubarak, another accused.

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First Published: Wed, August 09 2017. 20:32 IST