Delhi court extends custody of Kashmiris arrested by NIA till November 14


A Delhi court on Tuesday extended judicial custody of seven Kashmiri pro-freedom leaders arrested by NIA on alleged funding charges till November 14.

During the in-camera proceedings, District Judge Poonam Bamba extended the judicial custody of Aftab Hilali Shah alias Shahid-ul-Islam, Ayaz Akbar Khandey, Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bitta Karate, Nayeem Khan, Altaf Ahmad Shah, Raja Mehrajuddin Kalwal and Bashir Ahmad Bhat alias Peer Saifullah.

On July 24, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) had arrested the seven.

Meanwhile, the court also extended judicial custody of a businessman Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali and two youth including Javed Ahmad Bhat of Kulgam and Kamran (a photojournalist) of Pulwama for 30 days.


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