Four separatists send to judicial custody by Delhi court
A court here on Monday sent four Kashmiri separatists, arrested on charges of receiving funds to fuel unrest in Jammu and Kashmir, to 14-day judicial custody.
During the in-camera proceedings, Metropolitan Magistrate Pankaj Sharma send Nayeem Khan, Altaf Ahmad Shah, Raja Mehrajuddin Kalwal and Bashir Ahmad Bhat alias Peer Saifullah to judicial custody till August 28.
They were presented before the court after the expiry of their 10-day National Investigation Agency (NIA) custody.
On July 24, the NIA arrested them on charges of criminal conspiracy and waging war against India.
Altaf Ahmad Shah is the son-in-law of Hurriyat (G) leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani. Islam is a close aide and media advisor of Hurriyat (M) leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. Ayaz Akbar is the spokesperson for the Geelani-led Hurriyat.