New Delhi: A Delhi court today allowed a plea of Hyderabad Police seeking custody of LeT bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda in connection with a case lodged against him and others in 1998 on charges of waging war against India.
Additional Sessions Judge Dharmesh Sharma allowed the plea after the Special Cell of Delhi Police, which is investigating various cases involving Tunda, said they have no objection to Hyderabad Police's application.
“The application moved by Inspector B K Rao (of Hyderabad Police) is allowed. The Superintendent, Tihar Jail, is directed to hand over the custody of accused Abdul Karim Tunda to B K Rao and his team after proper verification tomorrow to enable the police officials of Hyderabad to produced the accused before the special court Hyderabad,” the judge said.
The special investigation team of Hyderabad Police had moved the court on October 1 seeking Tunda's custody after the accused was remanded to judicial custody till October 15 in connection with a 1997 bomb blast case lodged against him here.