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3 held in UP Shia Waqf Board chief case sent to 5 days police custody

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A today sent three men, arrested for allegedly conspiring to kill Shia Waqf Board Chairman at the behest of gangster Dawood Ibrahim, to five days police custody.

allowed the plea of the seeking custodial interrogation of all the accused to unearth the entire conspiracy.

The three accused, identified as Arif, and Saleem, were arrested from Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh, the police had earlier said.

In January, Rizvi had written letters to and UP Yogi Adityanath, in which he claimed that madrassas bred terrorists and demanded that these Islamic institutions should be shut.

In the letter to the prime minister, Rizvi had demanded that madrassas be replaced by schools affiliated to the or the which should offer students an optional subject of Islamic

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 17:05 IST