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Shabir Shah, Andrabi sent to judicial custody

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A on Friday sent Kashmiri separatist leaders Shabir Shah, Masrat Alam and to judicial custody till July 12 in connection with a terror funding case.

They were presented before on expiry of their 10-day (NIA) custody. The NIA requested the court to send them to judicial custody.

Citing poor health, requested the court to appear before it through video conference for the next hearing. The court asked the to approach the concerned court after vacation.

Shah, and was arrested on June 4 in connection with the terror funding case, which the NIA registered in May 2017 after violence erupted in the Valley.

So far, the agency has arrested several separatist leaders, including Aftab Hilali Shah alias Shahid-ul-Islam, Ayaz Akbar Khandey, Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bitta Karate, Nayeem Khan, Altaf Ahmad Shah, and Bashir Ahmad alias Peer Saifullah.

is the of Syed Ali Geelani, who advocates Jammu and Kashmir's merger with

Shahid-ul-Islam is Farooq Dar's and Khandey is the Kashmiri was arrested in August 2017.

-- of the banned Dukhtaran-e-Millat, a separatist organisation -- has been accused of waging war and delivering hate speeches in She was arrested on July 6 last year.

The NIA had on January 18, 2018 filed a charge sheet against 12 persons, including Lashkar-e-Taiba founder and in connection with the case.

Later the agency filed supplementary charge sheets against the other accused, including Kashmiri Watali and Dubai-based

is undergoing judicial custody in Tihar Jail, after he was arrested on July 25, 2017 on charges of money laundering in a case dating back to 2005 when the Delhi Police Special Cell arrested Aslam Wani.



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First Published: Fri, June 14 2019. 13:04 IST