Hyderabad blasts: Court asks for two Delhi prisoners

Last Updated: Wed, Feb 27, 2013 15:40 hrs

New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A Delhi court directed the Tihar Jail authoerities to present before it Thursday two jailed operatives of the banned terror outfit Indian Mujahideen. The order Wednesday came on an NIA plea for questioning the two for the Feb 21 Hyderabad twin blasts.

District Judge I.S. Mehta issued the fresh warrants for Syed Maqbool and Imran Khan after they were not presented before him by the Tihar Jail authorities Wednesday.

The two have been in judicial custody after police arrested them for the August 2012 Pune blasts.

Maqbool and Khan had in July 2012 allegedly recceed Hyderabad's Dilsukhnagar, where the Feb 21 blasts this year killed 16 people and injured 117, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) claimed.

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