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JeM terrorist Sajjad Khan remanded to NIA custody

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A Delhi court on Friday send Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist Sajjad Khan, arrested near Red Fort earlier, to NIA custody till March 29.

Khan is believed to be a close associate of the Pulwama attack mastermind Mudassir Ahmed Khan.

During the in-chamber proceedings Additional Sessions Judge Rakesh Syal allowed the anti-terror agency to quiz him in the case.

The National Investigation Agency told the court that the accused custody was required to unearth the deep-rooted conspiracy behind the February 14 attack in Pulwama that left 40 CRPF troopers dead.

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First Published: Fri, March 22 2019. 17:02 IST
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