Bhatkal sent to judicial custody

New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) A court here Friday sent Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal to judicial custody in connection with the September 2010 Jama Masjid terror attack case.

Additional Sessions Judge Daya Prakash sent Bhatkal and his close aide Asadullah Akhtar to judicial custody till Jan 17.
The duo are accused in the 2010 Jama Masjid terror attack, which came days before the Commonwealth games here.
Police has said that on Sep 19, 2010, two bikers had fired upon tourists at the gate of Jama Masjid in old Delhi area and two Taiwanese had sustained bullet injuries whereas a bomb was fitted in a car parked in the area.
The accused were produced before court after expiry of their police custody in connection with 2008 Delhi serial blast case. Several bomb blasts had rocked the capital city Sep 13, 2008.